Wupatki National Monument

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Wupatki National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Wupatki National Monument

Address:Flagstaff Area National Monuments
6400 N Hwy 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Phone:928-679-2365
Fax:928-679-2349
Web: www.nps.gov/wupa/
Size: 35,422 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on December 9, 1924.
Location:From Flagstaff, Arizona, take US 89 north for 12 miles and turn right at sign for Sunset Crater Volcano - Wupatki National Monuments. Visitor center is 21 miles from this junction.
Facilities:Picnic area, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, auto touring, self-guided tour, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Ruins of red sandstone pueblos built by farming Ancestral Puebloan People between 1120 and 1250 are preserved here.

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On our way back, we saw Grand Canyon, Wupatki, Sunset Crater, Petrified Forest and Carlsbad Caverns.
The lack of change in the number of taxa utilizing available habitat and increasing biomass as habitat decreased is in contrast to other studies, such as that of Graham (2002), which found positive correlations between invertebrate taxa richness and available aquatic habitat in ephemeral pools in Wupatki National Monument, Arizona, and conceptual models in Williams (1977) and Bogan et al.
Welles (1993) referred the trematosauroid cranial remains to the slender-snouted lonchorhynchine Cosgriffius, which was first reported from the Wupatki Member of the Moenkopi Formation (of Olenekian age) in Arizona.
Slowly, the Navajo families left Wupatki National Monument too, either voluntarily or under pressure from the National Park Service, which sought to eliminate private use of the public land it managed.
by 71,854 acres, (157) and in 1941 reduced the size of the Wupatki
Among the topics are ancient peoples and places of the San Francisco Peaks, the eruption of Sunset Crater volcano, Hohokam and Chaco in the Sierra Sin Agua, the big view from small sites in Wupatki National Monument, pottery and cotton textiles, and evidence from the site of New Caves for the troubled end of Pueblo life.
Flagstaff is near the sites that define this slice of desert: the Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Meteor Crater, Wupatki National Monument.
Just up the road from Sunset Crater is Wupatki National Monument, with picturesque scenery and pueblo ruins.
Extras nearby on Highway 89 include the Sunset Crater and the Wupatki national monuments and the Cameron Trading Post, where you can try some more south-west cuisine and pick up some gifts.
Some representative topics include a demonstration and test of spatial decision support system for forest restoration planning, using decision tree modeling in gap analysis land cover mapping, land-use history of three landscapes and their implications for restoration goal-setting, morphologic characteristics of a transplanted population of Gould's turkeys, landscape habitat selection by female mule deer, recent trends in mountain lion populations, fire effects research and preservation planning at Wupatki and Walnut Canyon National Monuments, and a protocol for rapid assessment of Southwestern stream-riparian ecosystems.
(138.) See Brent Gunson, Cultural Tug of Wars: An Analysis of the Legal Issues Involving the NPS Proposed Rule To Allow the Taking of Golden Eagles at Wupatki National Monument for Religious Purposes, 22 J.