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By Amron Gravett,Christine Robinette,Glenn Raby

ISBN-10: 146713161X

ISBN-13: 9781467131612

ISBN-10: 153167626X

ISBN-13: 9781531676261

The appreciation of the Chimney Rock sector is going again greater than 1,000 years. right here in southwestern Colorado, the Ancestral Puebloans inhabited the northern San Juan River Basin as an outlier group of Chaco Canyon. Its functionality and use has created a lot conjecture. the location used to be deserted via the early 1100s for purposes that a few speculate have been with regards to drought, source depletion, battle, migration, or a mixture of those elements. Over the process its recorded historical past, archaeologists, astronomers, neighborhood historians, and viewers have celebrated the rocks, ruins, and panorama that make up this significant characteristic within the 4 Corners area. it's been known as l. a. Piedra Parada via Spanish explorers, fireplace Mountain by means of Tewa-speaking pueblos, and Tupiwiniri through the Utes. this present day, we all know it as Chimney Rock nationwide Monument as a result of a proclamation made in 2012 by way of Pres. Barack Obama.

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