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Cliff Palace

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 14:48, last changed on 09/09/2020 - 14:55

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. Navajo , Ute , Apache , and Pueblo people knew of the structures well before rancher Richard Wetherill and Charles Mason...

Montezuma County

Added by yongli on 06/27/2016 - 15:03, last changed on 09/21/2020 - 01:07
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...

Spruce Tree House

Added by yongli on 05/05/2017 - 10:51, last changed on 11/07/2019 - 10:20
Spruce Tree House is the third-largest cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park , and the first seen by most visitors because of its location near park headquarters. Built by Ancestral Puebloans in the 1200s, the 114-room dwelling was rediscovered by rancher Richard Wetherill and Charles Mason in...
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