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BUTT. A measure of capacity, equal to one hundred and eight gallons. See Measure.

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Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes has provided much needed support in several areas benefiting the women and children residing in our shelter program," said Teri Hauser, Chief Advancement Officer for the Sojourner Center.
McChesney ran in the first "Storm the Butte" race in 1973, a 2-mile scramble to the top of Spencer Butte, and has missed only two races in the Butte to Butte's history - once when he was invited to a July Fourth 10K in Ashland, and once after the Achilles injury.
And, incidentally, while they may not have mesas or buttes in England, they do have Stonehenge, which might be thought of as some sort of geological kissin' cousin.
Also, the newer housing developments of the Village of Oak Creek, the community just south of the Bell Rock, sprawl uncomfortably close to the butte and the trail.
The most visible hill in the city, with the famous Arizona State University "A" painted on its face, Hayden Butte gets bursts of trail walking during seasonal events.
Two naturalist organizations have contracted with landowners to lead groups on hikes in the buttes.
As a result of these events, Buttes has notified Sastaro that the Mubarek Field Participation Agreement, dated May 19, 2005, between Sastaro and Buttes, is terminated.
Elephant Butte Dam is meeting its mission superbly, said Reclamation Deputy Commissioner for Operations David Palumbo, who also spoke at the event.
Renowned for its spectacular on-property venues and breathtaking views, Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes has spent over $14 million in renovations including all guestrooms and meeting space.
He may be last year's "King of the Uphill," but even Craig Leon, men's winner of the Oregon Track Club Aquafina Butte to Butte in 2012 and 2013, calls the Donald Street hill at the start of the race an incredible challenge for anyone.
The biggest of the proposed areas, named ``Antelope Valley,'' covers more than 222,000 acres - the washes, buttes and most of the scrub-covered valley floor from Lancaster and Palmdale eastward to the San Bernardino County line.
Located in the rolling ranchlands of Bent County in southeastern Colorado, the 50 wind turbines at Twin Buttes generate 75 megawatts (MW) of electricity.