Enchanted Mesa

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Enchanted Mesa,

sandstone butte, 430 ft (131 m) high, central N.Mex., near the pueblo of Acoma; called Mesa Encantada in Spanish and Katzimo or Kadzima by the Native Americans. According to Acoma tribal tradition, the mesa was the home of their people until a severe storm destroyed the only approach.
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