Fragments of an Earlier World

Stone Faces Gazetteer
Sleeping Giants

Arizona


Cochise Head Rock
Chiricahua Mountains

Cochise Head Rock

California

Old Man of the Mountain
Bridgeport

Colorado

Sleeping Ute
Cortez

    Ute Mountains form this prone figure. Visible from Four Corners to the west, or Cortez and Mesa Verde to the east. Marble Mountain to the north forms the head, Ute Mountain in center the folded arms, Hermano Mtn the knees and two small outcrops as toes.

    MNM#01-01166

    GPS N 37° 17.050', W 108° 46.690'

Sleeping Indian
Owl Mountain

Sleeping Giant
Steamboat Springs

Connecticut

Sleeping Giant
West Rock Park / Mount Carmel

Hawaii

Sleeping Giant
Kauai

Montana

The Sleeping Giant
Helena

    Beartooth Mountain forms the nose of this cartoonish figure in Sleeping Giant Wilderness Study Area thirty miles north of Helena.

    MNM#01-01254

    GPS N 46° 53.554', W 111° 58.123'

The Sleeping Giant
Livingston

    A large face seen on mountains to southeast of town. Shadows at the right time of day help define the face.

    MNM#01-01068

Oregon

Sleeping Beauty Mountain
Columbia Gorge

Texas

Lincoln Rock
Marfa

    Visible from an overlook approx 45 mi. south of Marfa on Route 67.

Utah

Sleeping Princess
Mount Timpanogos

    Another sleeping giant of apocryphal Indian legend. Photo

Vermont

Profile of Mount Mansfield
Mount Mansfield

Wyoming

Sleeping Giant
Yellowstone Park

Puerto Rico

El Gigante Dormido
Adjuntas

British Columbia, Canada

Sleeping Chief
Squamish

    The postcard explains: "The sleeping chief can be seen on the mountain top, by the imaginative mind," but does not appear to be as recognizable as other sleeping giant mountains.

    MNM#01-01029

    GPS N 49° 41.146', W 123° 08.359'

Ontario, Canada

Sleeping Giant
Thunder Bay

    Visible from Thunder Bay looking east across Lake Superior. The hills of Sibley Peninsula form the Sleeping Giant.

    MNM#01-01040

    GPS N 48° 20.909', W 88° 53.958'

Cape Verde

Cabeça de Washington
São Vicente

    Reclining giant profile on Monte Cara has been also been identified in the past as Admiral Nelson. Visible across the harbor from São Vicente.

    MNM#01-01252

    GPS N 16° 52.276', W 25° 02.219'

India

Human Face Rock
Ballari, Karnataka

    Profile of a reclining or sleeping figure visible from below the north side of the "Ballari Gudda" or Fort Hill

Panama

Sleeping Indian Mountain
Anton Valley

70 miles west of Panama City. Legend explains that an Indian princess fell in love with a conquistador and when her father would not allow the relationship to continue the love-sick princess laid down and died, to become the mountain.

Scotland

Sleeping Giant
Kinloch Rannoch

MNM#01-01268

GPS N 56° 41.261', E 4° 10.787'


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