Canyon de Chelly


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Can·yon de Chel·ly

 (kăn′yən də shā′)
A canyon in northeast Arizona containing the ruins of spectacular Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings built between ad 350 and 1300.
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ANOTHER GRAND CANYON Situated in northeastern Arizona and located within the Navajo tribal lands, is Canyon de Chelly National Monument.
The coast redwoods of California's Muir Woods, the cliff dwellings of Arizona's Canyon de Chelly, the mighty brown bears of Alaska's Admiralty Island--these are wonders that, once seen, will stay with you the rest of your life.
Canyon de Chelly National Monument (CACH), the Chuska Mountains (Chuskas), and the intervening landscape (Fig.
We contemplate life and death in Auschwitz and Appalachia, party with ghosts in Oaxaca, peer into parallel worlds in Costa Rica and Canyon de Chelly.
Sites include Chaco Canyon, Santa Fe, Canyon de Chelly, and Gran Quivera.
We stopped at several Native American sacred sites mentioned in the Native literatures, such as the Black Hills in South Dakota, the Hopi mesas in Navajo County, Arizona, and the White House Ruin in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona.
The accompanying photographs were taken in the spring of 2015 in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona; Monument Valley, Utah; and Valley of the Gods, Utah.
The next part of the drive (from Whiteriver to Canyon de Chelly) was where the journey into nowhere really began, with open road for miles and miles.
The next part of the drive (from Whiteriver Hotel Bernini | to Canyon de Chelly) was where the journey into nowhere really began, with open road for miles and miles.
Enhanced by the inclusion of more than 130 spectacular photographs by Larry Lindahl showcasing remarkable archeological locations ranging from Mesa Verde National Park, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, and Navajo National Monument, to Chaco Culture National Historic Park, Cedar Mesa National Monument, and many more, "The Ancient Southwest: A Guide to Archaeological Sites" is an ideal itinerary planning resource and would prove a welcome addition to community and academic American Archaeology reference collections.