There is, I’m confident, a term borrowed from the French – who rarely see them – a term for the kind of mountains that group together on a high plateau and take relatively little space. These appear often in the high country of Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada, but rarely in the coastal states and never in Kansas. A good example is Mt. San Francisco north of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. You can drive around that “grouping” – perhaps “laGroupe Massiff” – in an hour or nearly. But it is a bad example too, for included in the clump is the highest peak in Arizona, although because it rests on country that is already high you can walk to the top. On this horizon is another example, one I have tried to identify but so far failed. Perhaps it will be familiar to a reader with greater topographic talent than I.