Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: Ron Mader, View from Imperial Point (Some rights reserved) 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, ranges in …

Arizona Links

Arizona flag What would locals like others know about Arizona? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monumentnps.gov/sucr/index.htmFacebookgoo.gl/maps/NvVVsKyvVAEswdqT8Wikipedia Las Cienegas National Conservation Areablm.gov/visit/las-cienegas-national-conservation-area 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 …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic (Some rights reserved) The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a …

Grand Canyon Links

Photo: Grand Canyon National Park, Bike Patrol (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about the Grand Canyon? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Where to stay?Jacob Lake Inn – FacebookKaibob Lodge Rangers Grand Canyon Protection Actgrandcanyontrust.org North RimThe North Rim is over 8000 feet (2438 meters) in elevation. There is …

Petrified Forest National Park

Photo: Scott Williams/NPS, Buttes and Petrified Wood (Some rights reserved) Attention paleo tourism fans, Petrified Forest National Park features one of the best deposits of Late Triassic fossils, badlands, grassland, and more than 10,000 years of human history. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/8p4EUaBgyijRCohn9 Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Stray Observations Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time. In the summer the …

Arizona

Photo: Twin Arrows (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Flagstaff, Arizona

Photo: Ron Mader, Lowell Observatory (Some rights reserved) 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] Elsewhere on the WebKinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd BiyaagiMuseum of Northern ArizonaLowell Observatory Nearby: Wupatki National Monumentnps.gov/wupa …

Meteor Crater

Photo: Ken Lund, Crater (Some rights reserved) One of the more amazing sites in the world and most certainly along Interstate 40, Exit 233 … Meteor Crater Google Maps 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 …

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

Native Innovation

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