Tag: US – Chaco Culture

Proposed Chaco Canyon Protections Will Safeguard Sacred Indigenous Sites, Wildlife; Mary Jo Brooks; National Wildlife Federation

Photo: NWF

A proposed buffer zone around Chaco Culture National Historical Park will ban oil and gas development that threatens wildlife, sacred Indigenous sites, clean air, and drinking water.

Source: NWF | National Wildlife Federation

Explore the palaces and tombs of these ‘lost cities’ across the Americas; Patricia S Daniels; National Geographic

Photo: Phil Schermeister

Remnants of early American civilizations, uncovered after centuries of obscurity, will dazzle in their complexity and scale.

Source: Explore the palaces and tombs of these ‘lost cities’ across the Americas

Tips For Visiting Chaco Culture National Historical Park; Emese Fromm; TravelAwaits

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Laying in the middle of the Navajo Nation, reachable only by a dirt road, Chaco Culture National Historical Park is serene, remote, and captivating.

Source: Tips For Visiting Chaco Culture National Historical Park – TravelAwaits

A mysterious US desert civilisation; Smoke & Apple; BBC

One thousand years ago, the Chacoans thrived in a scorching-hot desert. Their remarkably intact buildings reveal a lot about their culture – but now these structures are endangered.

Source: A mysterious US desert civilisation

Ancient astronomers of the Colorado Plateau and how they aligned their buildings; Daniel Peterson; Deseret News

Many of the structures built by Ancestral Puebloans at Chaco Canyon, in New Mexico’s Four Corners region, are astronomically aligned…

Source: Ancient astronomers of the Colorado Plateau and how they aligned their buildings

Pueblo Alto Trail provides look into the past with panoramic views of Chaco Canyon complex; Glen Rosales; Albuquerque Journal

Pueblo Alto Trail provides look into the past with panoramic views of Chaco Canyon complex…

Source: Pueblo Alto Trail provides look into the past with panoramic views of Chaco Canyon complex

The mystery of Chaco Canyon; KD Leperi; Pique News Magazine

Source: The mystery of Chaco Canyon

An Introduction to Chaco Canyon; Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank; Brewminate

USA – Chaco Culture

New Mexico is known as the “land of enchantment.”

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Chaco Canyon: Ancient civilisation imported maize; Lea Surugue; IB Times

USA – Chaco Culture

The trade and cultural hub that was Chaco Canyon might not have been a good place to grow crops.

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