Painted Desert


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Painted Desert,

badlands on the northeastern bank of the Little Colorado River, NE Ariz., stretching c.200 mi (320 km) SE from the Grand Canyon; includes Petrified Forest National Park. Striking bands of color result from irregularly eroded layers of red and yellow sediment and bentonite clay.

Painted Desert

a section of the high plateau country of N central Arizona, along the N side of the Little Colorado River Valley: brilliant-coloured rocks; occupied largely by Navaho and Hopi Indians. Area: about 20 000 sq. km (7500 sq. miles)
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Caption: Clockwise from left: Blue Mesa formation; Southwestern pottery; Painted Desert Inn.
The park - a long, north-south sliver bisected by I-40 - delivers some of the most beautiful sunsets in the Southwest, particularly at the Painted Desert, but the park service must herd everyone out before dusk and lock the access gates to ensure that the petrified wood stays in the park.
Taking customers into the next generation of plastic product design, says Bayer, Imagio offers "soft-feel" effects options in a realm of colors such as Candy Apple Red, Painted Desert, and Silver Chrome.
Through the open door, she can gaze across the Little Colorado River gorge toward the Painted Desert, Canyon de Chelly, and Sisnaajini, the sacred Navajo mountain of the east.
My cohorts and I will have moved on to other pursuits, like golfing in Myrtle Beach--or motorcycling through the Painted Desert.
Born in 1922 in rural northeastern Arizona, Udall was the grandson of Mormon pioneers who were sent by Brigham Young to colonize the harsh country near the Painted Desert.
Lowell compared them to colors in the Painted Desert near Flagstaff.
The story follows the two detective characters as they try to solve the mystery related to the stealing of the colours from the Painted Desert.
Now you can follow in the tracks of Mad Max (and more recently Billy Connolly) to Coober Pedy in the heart of South Australia's outback, famous for its opal mines, the Painted Desert and Breakaway Mountains.
Agriculture Department, Israeli farmers are helping Navajo families in Arizona's Painted Desert stretch their scant water resources.
The ancient dinosaur bones were found late last summer near a popular Painted Desert vantage point named Chinde Point.
The tour schedule will be as follows: Tournament #1 June 7-9 Rio Secco Tournament #2 June 14-16 Las Vegas National Tournament #3 June 21-23 Badlands Golf Club Tournament #4 June 28-30 Oasis Golf Club Tournament #5 July 5-7 Paiute Sun Mountain Tournament #6 July 12-14 Boulder Creek Golf Club Tournament #7 July 19-21 Primm Valley Lakes Tournament #8 July 26-28 Siena Golf Club Tournament #9 August 2-4 Painted Desert Golf Club Tournament #10 August 9-11 TPC at The Canyons Tournament #11 August 16-18 Rio Secco Tournament #12 August 23-25 Casablanca Golf Club Tournament #13 August 30-September 1 Legacy Golf Club Tournament #14 September 6-8 Primm Valley Desert Tournament #15 September 13-15 Boulder Creek Golf Club Tour Championship September 19-22 Paiute Wolf Course