Painted Desert

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Paint·ed Desert

A plateau region of north-central Arizona east of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers. Irregularly eroded layers of red and yellow sediment and clay have left striking bands of color.
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Painted Desert

(Placename) a section of the high plateau country of N central Arizona, along the N side of the Little Colorado River Valley: brilliant-coloured rocks; occupied largely by Navaho and Hopi Indians. Area: about 20 000 sq km (7500 sq miles)
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Paint′ed Des′ert

a region in N central Arizona, E of the Colorado River.
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Noun1.Painted Desert - a desert on a high plateau in northeastern ArizonaPainted Desert - a desert on a high plateau in northeastern Arizona
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
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One instant he was astride a broncho and flying through the fairy-colored Painted Desert country; the next instant he was gazing down through shimmering heat into the whited sepulchre of Death Valley, or pulling an oar on a freezing ocean where great ice islands towered and glistened in the sun.
Day two was by far the most exciting: a 437-kilometer drive on slippery, unsealed roads of varying surfaces (small siltstones, bulldust, dry rocky riverbeds and even gibber-covered sand) from Coober Pedy to the famous Painted Desert of the Outback all the way to the tiny town of Oonadatta near the middle of Australia with a population of less than 200 people.
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With stops at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace; the Las Vegas Strip; Meteor Crater; the Painted Desert; Cadillac Ranch; Winslow, Arizona; Gallup, New Mexico; Graceland, and other all-American landmarks, "The Wrong Dog" is an engaging and poignant story that chronicles an epic journey, the unconditional love between one dog and his family, as well as the vast and benevolent role dogs play in American family life.
A thorough index guides readers to meteorites, gneiss, winkles, pearls, sapphires, and the Painted Desert of Arizona.
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The crayon-bright badlands of the Painted Desert. A good road trip is a tug-of-war between momentum and repose: the drive to move forward versus the urge to stop right now because' here is the most amazing canyon or sunset ou've ever seen.
The artwork, in the Painted Desert of Arizona northeast of Flagstaff, "features a huge circular opening to the sky, circumscribed by the rim of the crater itself, and creates the illusion (from ...
The Painted Desert includes north and west of the park; it lies in the Chinle Formation, and was known to early American explorers before the Civil War.