Arches National Park Arches Names and Locations
This Arches National Park map (ARCH) is a handy way to quickly find locations in the park and surrounding area.
Arches National Park area, administered by the National Park Service, was originally designated as a Federal national monument on April 12th, 1929. It was re-designated as Arches National Park on November 12th, 1971. More than 833,000 people visited in 2006.
Arches National Park is known for it's 2000 natural sandstone arches, including the icon-famous Delicate Arch, Double Arch, Landscape Arch in addition to a variety of unique geological resources and formations like Balanced Rock and Dark Angel.
Arches National Park is located just north of Moab, Utah, and is roughly 119 sq miles in size. Its highest elevation is 5,653 ft at Elephant Butte, and its lowest elevation point is 4,085 feet at the visitor center near the entrance and hwy. Since 1970, forty-three arches have toppled because of water and wind erosion. Arches National Park receives less than 10 inches of rain a year on
LOL - Stands for length of light which passes threw an arch. Arches are measured this way, since a arch opening is sometimes higher than the width.
Arch type abbreviations:
CSA = Cliff Supported Arch
CWA = Cliff Wall Arch
ECA = Expanded Crevice Arch
JHA = Jug Handled Arch
NB = Natural Bridge
PHA = Pot Hole Arch
PAA = Perforated Alcove Arch
PFA = Platform Arch
FSA = Free Standing Arch
SAA = Spanned Alcove Arch
Note: Locations may be in the general location and not right on top of the arch. Arch data source is National Park data. CCCarto.com is not responsable for location and name errors in the data.
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Note: This Arches National Park map is made with National Park point data.