Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NPS/J. Baird, Prickly pear cactus with fruit along the Tonto Trail Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, …

Arizona

Photo: Twin Arrows Arizona borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, touches Colorado and has a 389-mile (626 kilometers) international border with the states of Sonora and Baja California in Mexico. The name of the state appears to originate from an earlier Spanish name, Arizonac, derived from the O’odham name alĭ ṣonak, meaning “small spring” (Historians …

Arizona Links

Arizona flag Linked related to Arizona in mostly random fashion: Tonto National Monumentnps.gov/tont/index.htm HeadlinesFeds reveal details for border wall that will span San Pedro River – @tonydavis987Migrant kids in overcrowded Arizona border station allege sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agentsEats and Beats: A Subterranean Restaurant Best things to do in Arizona – Roger NaylorWater cuts …

Phoenix Links

Phoenix flag Links related to Phoenix, Arizona, presented in somewhat random fashion: Governmentphoenix.gov [email protected] ParksPhoenix has 185 city parks, 200-plus miles of trails, and more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserve land.phoenix.gov/parks The Tonto National Forest, encompassing 2,873,200 acres, is the largest of the six national forests in Arizona and is the …

Phoenix

Photo: Alan English, Skyline Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in the state of Arizona. With 1,615,017 people (as of 2018), Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. Museumsheard.org …

Flagstaff, Arizona

Photo Flagstaff (Diné: Kinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd Biyaagi, Havasupai: Wii Hagnbaj or Wii Baggwa) is located in northern Arizona. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Cm7k6sTjKwpV2dF89 HeadlinesHow Flagstaff, Arizona, switched to LEDs without giving astronomers a headache – Arts Technica [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@NWSFlagstaff Elsewhere on the WebKinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd BiyaagiMuseum of Northern ArizonaLowell Observatory Embedded Tweets WikipediaFlagstaffKinłání – Wiktionary Nearby Parks Planeta.com

Interstate 11

Interstate 11 Interstate 11 (I-11) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Nevada that follows U.S. Route 93 (US 93) and US 95, officially designated by the United States Congress in the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. Near Boulder City, Nevada, the first two-and-a-half-mile (4.0 km) southbound segment was opened on August …

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Photo: Elf Owl Spotlight on Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Key Linksnps.gov/orpi/index.htmNews releasesPark newspaperPark Planning Trees and [email protected] Questions Does the park have a friends’ group? How is the border wall impacting Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/s2rbG8H6mhg3GoqD8 HeadlinesVideo shows cacti being bulldozed at national monument during border wall constructionTrump border wall may damage …

Meteor Crater

Photo: Ken Lund, Crater One of the more amazing sites in the world and most certainly along Interstate 40, Exit 233 … Meteor Crater Wikipedia: Meteor Crater is a meteorite impact crater approximately 37 miles (60 km) east of Flagstaff and 18 miles (29 km) west of Winslow in the northern Arizona desert of the …

Window Rock = Tségháhoodzání

Photo: Jacqueline Poggi, Tségháhoodzání Window Rock (Navajo: Tségháhoodzání) is the the capital city of the Navajo Nation, the largest territory of a sovereign Native American nation in North America. Window Rock hosts the Navajo Nation governmental campus which contains the Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation Supreme Court, the offices of the Navajo Nation President and Vice …