National Natural Landmarks

Ship Rock

Ship Rock
Ship Rock

Towering 1,400 feet above the surrounding plain, Ship Rock is an outstanding example of an exposed volcanic neck accompanied by radiating dikes. There are few such clear displays of the internal structure of a volcano.

Location: San Juan County, NM ; San Juan County, NM

Year designated: 1975

Acres: 20,683

Ownership: Indian Trust (Navajo Tribe)

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