Vesta Temple is a 6,299-foot-elevation (1,920 meter) summit located in the Grand Canyon, in Coconino County of northern Arizona, USA. It is situated eight miles west-northwest of Grand Canyon Village, and immediately northeast of Mimbreno Point. Marsh Butte is one mile northeast, Eremita Mesa immediately southeast, and nearest higher neighbor Diana Temple is one mile north. Topographic relief is significant as Vesta Temple rises 3,900 feet (1,190 meters) above the Colorado River in 2.5 miles. Vesta Temple is named for Vesta, the goddess of the hearth, home, and family according to Roman mythology. Clarence Dutton began the practice of naming geographical features in the Grand Canyon after mythological deities. This geographical feature's name was officially adopted in 1908 by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Vesta Temple is located in a Cold semi-arid climate zone.
By elevation Vesta Temple is
# 66 out of 144 in the Coconino Plateau
By prominence Vesta Temple is
# 55 out of 875 in Coconino County # 26 out of 280 in Grand Canyon National Park # 11 out of 144 in the Coconino Plateau
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