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Why, Pima County, Arizona, United States


Alternative Names:Rocky Point Junction, Why
Type:Populated place - a city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
Mindat.org Region:Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Region:Pima County, Arizona, United States
Latitude:32° 16' 7" N
Longitude:112° 44' 19" W
Lat/Long (dec):32.26867,-112.73876
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Elevation:546m
Population:167 (2017)
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LocalityLatitudeLongitudeDistanceBearing
Cadillac group, Cimarron Mining District (Salt Well Mining District), Cimarron & Sheridan Mts, Tohono O'odom (Papago) Indian Reservation, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 17' 52" N112° 42' 42" W4.1km (2.6 miles)
Morning Star Extension prospect, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 12' 11" N112° 41' 26" W8.6km (5.3 miles)
Gunsight Mine, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 12' 14" N112° 41' 21" W8.6km (5.3 miles)
Morning Star Mine (Morning Star and Crescent Mines; Crescent Mine; Crescent et al group), Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 12' 15" N112° 41' 12" W8.7km (5.4 miles)
Surprise Mine (New Gunsight Mine; New Gunsite Mine), Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 12' 15" N112° 40' 59" W8.9km (5.5 miles)
C and C Mine (Arizona Peerless Mine), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 11' 52" N112° 41' 8" W9.3km (5.8 miles)
Burro-Burro Mine, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 11' 17" N112° 41' 26" W10.0km (6.2 miles)
Rock House claims, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 11' 7" N112° 40' 32" W11.0km (6.8 miles)
Bluestone claims (Bluestone Copper; Ajo Extension), Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 18' 32" N112° 51' 11" W11.7km (7.2 miles)
Copper Giant claims (Copper Giant deposits; Copper Giant group; Jumbo group; Greenway-Albert property), Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 17' 56" N112° 52' 14" W12.8km (8.0 miles)
Ajo Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 20' 40" N112° 50' 47" W13.2km (8.2 miles)
Copper Ledge Mine (Copper Ridge Mine), Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 11" N112° 50' 17" W13.2km (8.2 miles)
Lucky Strike Mine, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 10' 14" N112° 39' 2" W13.7km (8.5 miles)
Sunset Limited Mine group (Sunset Limited group of claims; Yellow Aster group of claims; Wonder Mine), Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 10' 45" N112° 37' 54" W14.2km (8.8 miles)
Lilly Mine, Lilly Mine group, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 9' 5" N112° 40' 9" W14.6km (9.1 miles)
Empire Mine, Lilly Mine group, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 9' 2" N112° 40' 9" W14.7km (9.1 miles)
Lilly Mine group, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 9' 2" N112° 40' 9" W14.7km (9.1 miles)
Ajo placers, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 29" N112° 51' 15" W14.7km (9.2 miles)
Ajo Consolidated Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 17" N112° 51' 42" W15.0km (9.3 miles)
Concentrator Hill, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 47" N112° 51' 23" W15.3km (9.5 miles)
Sikort Chuapa Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 50" N112° 37' 17" W15.3km (9.5 miles)
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 20" N112° 51' 53" W15.3km (9.5 miles)
Alfred group, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 0" N112° 52' 28" W15.7km (9.7 miles)
Arkansas Mountain, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 21' 11" N112° 52' 19" W15.7km (9.7 miles)
Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 22' 19" N112° 51' 34" W16.2km (10.1 miles)
Ajo Gunsight Mine, Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 8' 8" N112° 39' 29" W16.6km (10.3 miles)
Bullion Bar Mine group (Mountain Lion group), Gunsight Mining District (Meyer Mining District), Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 8' 29" N112° 38' 38" W16.7km (10.4 miles)
Ajo Peak Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 20' 20" N112° 53' 48" W16.8km (10.4 miles)
Growler Mica Mine, Growler Mining District, Growler Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 14' 21" N112° 54' 51" W16.8km (10.5 miles)
Cardigan Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA32° 20' 57" N112° 53' 29" W16.9km (10.5 miles)

Minerals recorded nearby (within 16.9 km)

Nearby features from geonames.org

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Why Fire DepartmentBuilding(s)32° 15' 48" N112° 44' 27" W0.6km (0.4 miles)
Evelen Charco TankWater tank32° 15' 40" N112° 44' 52" W1.2km (0.7 miles)
Gunsight32° 15' 0" N112° 45' 2" W2.4km (1.5 miles)
Lewis WellWell32° 14' 14" N112° 44' 41" W3.5km (2.2 miles)
Gunsight ValleyValley32° 14' 0" N112° 44' 32" W3.9km (2.4 miles)
Pozo Redondo MountainsMountain32° 18' 41" N112° 41' 54" W6.1km (3.8 miles)
Little Eberling TankWater tank32° 16' 10" N112° 48' 39" W6.8km (4.2 miles)
Hoa MurkPopulated place32° 16' 47" N112° 40' 2" W6.8km (4.2 miles)
SchuchuliPopulated place32° 13' 20" N112° 41' 17" W7.0km (4.4 miles)
Eberling TankWater tank32° 15' 17" N112° 49' 11" W7.8km (4.8 miles)

Regions in mindat.org that contain this locality

RegionType
North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert
USACountry
Arizona, USAState
Pima Co., Arizona, USACounty
 
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