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Cliff Palace

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 14:48, last changed on 05/02/2017 - 15:35

Cliff Palace

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Located in an alcove on the east wall of Cliff Canyon in Mesa Verde National Park , Cliff Palace is a 150-room cliff dwelling built by Ancestral Puebloans in the 1200s and rediscovered by rancher Richard Wetherill and Charles Mason in 1888. It is the largest and best-known cliff dwelling in Mesa...

Montezuma County

Added by yongli on 06/27/2016 - 15:03, last changed on 05/09/2017 - 17:35
Montezuma County, famous for the ancient Native American ruins at Mesa Verde , is the southwesternmost county in Colorado. The county covers 2,040 square miles of the Colorado Plateau , and has the distinction of bordering Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. It is known as the Four Corners region, where...

Tree-Ring Dating

Added by yongli on 02/25/2016 - 13:19, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 21:06
Tree-ring dating is formally known as “dendrochronology” (literally, the study of tree time). It is the science of assigning calendar-year dates to the growth rings of trees, and Colorado figures prominently in its development and application in archaeology and other disciplines. Uses Tree-ring...
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