GILLILAND PEAK. Gilliland Peak, also known as Beatty's Peak, is eleven miles northwest of Marathon in the Glass Mountains in northern Brewster County (at 30°22' N, 103°18' W). Its summit, at an elevation of 6,513 feet above sea level, rises 1,700 feet above Moose Draw a mile to the west. Soils on Gilliland Peak are shallow and stony and support Douglas fir, aspen, Arizona cypress, maple, ponderosa pine, and madrone.
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