Tucson is the second-largest city in the state of and the county seat of Pima County in the Sonoran Desert. It is at a higher elevation than nearby Phoenix and is correspondingly cooler.

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is the research arm of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona. is situated 1½ miles northeast of Tucson. Photo: DraxFelton, Public domain.

Sentinel Peak is a 2,897 ft peak in the Tucson Mountains southwest of downtown Tucson, . is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Tucson. Photo: Madmaxmarchhare, CC BY 2.5.

is an outdoor college football stadium in , on the campus of the University of Arizona. is situated 1½ miles east of Tucson. Photo: Wcarlisle4, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a historic barrio located adjacent to and east of downtown , . is situated 1¼ miles east of Tucson.


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