Brahma Temple is a 7,551-foot-elevation (2,302 meter) summit located in the Grand Canyon, in Coconino County of Arizona, USA. It is situated six miles (9.7 km) north-northeast of the Yavapai Point overlook on the canyon's South Rim, and 4.5 miles south of the North Rim's Bright Angel Point. It towers 5,000 feet (1,500 meters) above Phantom Ranch in Bright Angel Canyon. Its nearest higher neighbor is Oza Butte, four miles to the north-northwest. Other neighbors include Zoroaster Temple one mile to the south, and Deva Temple, 1.5 miles to the north. Brahma Temple is named for Brahma, the Hindu creator of the universe. This name was applied by Clarence Dutton who began the tradition of naming geographical features in the Grand Canyon after mythological deities. This geographical feature's name was officially adopted in 1906 by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.The first ascent of the summit was made by Donald Davis and Clarence "Doc" Ellis on May 15, 1968. The pair covered 12 miles and climbed 5,071 vertical feet from Phantom Ranch to reach the summit, and returned in 14 hours to complete the accomplishment. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Brahma Temple is located in a Cold semi-arid climate zone.
By elevation Brahma Temple is
# 48 out of 280 in Grand Canyon National Park # 71 out of 203 in the Kaibab Plateau
By prominence Brahma Temple is
# 13 out of 875 in Coconino County # 5 out of 280 in Grand Canyon National Park # 5 out of 203 in the Kaibab Plateau
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