The photogs herein were created during a trip to the southwest in the fall of 1990. There was a remarkable flowering of human community here 1,000 and more years ago, the descendants of which today live in the Hopi, Zuni, Acoma and other pueblo communities.
All gif images included on these pages link to their jpeg-counterparts: 1024 pixels wide (landscape, ranging from 99-180K), or 768 pixels high (portrait, 30-99K). At present, the following sites are included (more are "in the can" from a trip this past April to the Mojave desert, Monument Valley, and the Grand Canyon, but not yet scanned-in/worked-up/html-ized):
Wupatki Pueblo, 10/25/90
Round Rock, Arizona, where
hwy 12 meets hwy 191, 10/27/90
Mesa Verde, Colorado
Navajo Canyon looking SSE from overlook almost above Spruce House, 10/28/90
Aztec Monument, Aztec, New Mexico, 10/29/09
Canyon, San Juan Basin, New Mexico:
Above Kin Kletso, facing Pueblos Bonito and del Arroyo, 10/30/90
Sources: Site Guides for Aztec Monument (1990), Wupatki Monument (1990), Mesa Verde (Mesa Top Ruins (1990), Far View (1990 & 95), Spruce Tree House (1995), Cliff Palace (1990 & 95)), Chaco Culture Park (1990) (Pueblo Bonito (1990 & 95), Pueblo del Arroyo (1990 & 95), Chetro Ketl (1990 & 95), Casa Rinconada (1995)); National Geographic, November, 1982; Anasazi Ruins of the Southwest in Color, Ferguson and Rohn, 1987; The Anasazi, Brody, 1990; ANASAZI, Ancient People of the Rock, Pike, 1974.
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