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    The namesake twin spires above the Chimney Rock Great House are distinctive landmarks.
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    Aerial view showing the layout of the Chimney Rock Great House at Chimney Rock National Monument.
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Stephen H. Lekson, The Chaco Meridian: Centers of Political Power in the Ancient Southwest (Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira, 1999).

Florence C. Lister, In the Shadow of the Rocks (Durango, CO: Durango Herald Small Press, 1997; revised, 2011).

J. McKim Malville, ed., Chimney Rock: The Ultimate Outlier (Washington, DC: Lexington Books, 2004).

Helen L. Richardson, ed., Visions of Chimney Rock: A Photographic Interpretation of the Place and Its People (Lake City, CO: Western Reflections, 2006).

Additional Information: 

E. Steve Cassells, The Archaeology of Colorado (Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 1983 revised, 1997).

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

"Chimney Rock," Endangered Places Archive, Colorado Preservation.

Chimney Rock and Chaco Canyon

Chimney Rock National Monument/Colorado

Chimney Rock Pueblo Construction

Amron Gravett and Christine Robinette, Chimney Rock National Monument (Images of America) (Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2014).

Stephen H. Lekson, A History of the Ancient Southwest (Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press, 2008).

Lunar Standstills

J. McKim Malville and Claudia Putnam, Prehistoric Astronomy in the Southwest 2nd ed. (Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 2008).

David Grant Noble, ed., In Search of Chaco: New Approaches to an Archaeological Enigma (Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 2004).

David Grant Noble, ed., The Mesa Verde World: Explorations in Ancestral Pueblo Archaeology (Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 2006).

Ponderosa Pine Sourcing at Chaco Canyon