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Aztec Ruins National Monument

By Scott Thybony 9781877856082

Aztec Ruins National Monument in northwestern New Mexico is the site of an elaborately planned settlement that was populated by prehistoric Pueblo Indians known as the Ancestral Puebloans. The large complex consisted of three great houses, large kivas, tri-walled structures, roadways, and as many as 100 smaller pueblos along the valley and nearby terraces. Learn how the Ancestral Puebloans lived here and the theories behind their sudden disappearance in the late 13th century. Photos by George H. H. Huey.

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Bandelier National Monument

By Patricia Barey 0911408886

High up on the Pajarito Plateau, nestled in the Jemez Mountains, an ancient culture flourished. The dwellings and many artifacts remain, and here is the visitor`s guide to the piney heights and mysterious ruins. 1990, 42 pp.

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Capulin Volcano National Monument

By Laurence Parent 9781583690932

A record of violent, turbulent eruptions are locked in time in the high plains of northeastern New Mexico. Named by early Spanish explorers for the abundant chokecherries growing on its slopes, Capulin Volcano has been preserved as one of the finest examples of a volcanic cinder cone in the western United States

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El Malpais National Monument

By Marylene Mabery 0911408894

This badlands on the western edge of New Mexico has been variously described as monster blood and lava, depending on whether you are talking with a Navajo or an unimaginative pragmatist. 1990, 15 pp.

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El Morro National Monument

By Dan Murphy 9781583690376

El Morro's Inscription Rock in northwest New Mexico is a silent witness to more than 700 years of history. Drawn here by its secluded water hole, the Anasazi, Spanish, and Anglo cultures marked their passing by carving 2,000 petroglyphs and inscriptions on this sandstone bluff. Photos by David Muench, Fred Hirschmann, and Willard Clay

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Fort Union National Monument

By Mark L. Gardner 9781583690543

The major military base in the West for forty years, Fort Union figured prominently in the history of the Civil War, the Indian Wars, and the Santa Fe Trail. New photography of the park shows the extent of the preserved fort as well as reenactments and artifacts from nineteenth-century history

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Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

By Laurence Parent 9781583690505

Hidden within five caves in a narrow, side canyon of the Gila River are the structural remains left by people of the Mogollon culture 700 years ago. These stone and mortar dwellings preserved at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument in New Mexico, are an enduring reminder of their resourceful community.

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Great Lakes, Great National Forests

By Eric Freedman 1882376137

With all that water, it`s no big suprise that the forests grow so lush, so deep, and so tall. What is suprising is how much of these forests are preserved in the public domain, under either state or federal management. This recreational guide covers hiking, swimming, camping, canoeing, fishing, wildlife viewing, and more in the great northern forests. 319 pages, 1997.

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Map: Bodega Bay CA - Surface Management

By BLM BODEGABAY

Map shows land from Fort Ross State Historical Park south to Sonoma Coast State Beach, and the Russian River from the shoreline east to Greenwood Park. Most of the map shows the Pacific Ocean with the California Coastal National Monument. Camping, hiking, fishing, and boating at the state beach. Official Bureau of Land Management metric topographic map @1:100,000 scale (roughly 3/4"=1 mile), color-coded to show surface management, i.e. agency vs. private or tribal ownership. Map shows roads, water features, points of interest and the township and range lines. Use this map for Deer Hunting in A North Unit 160. 2003

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Map: Rock Point AZ - Surface Management

By BLM 9781411329904

Differentiates between public and private land, and also among the various agencies who manage the public lands. Entire map shows Navajo Indian Reservation. No public land. Map shows Hwy 191 north to south. Scale 1:100,000. 2010

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Outpost of the Sioux Wars

By Frank N. Schubert 0-8032-9226-0

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Petroglyph National Monument

By Susan Lamb 9781583690710

Established in 1990, this national monument in Albuquerque, New Mexico, preserves thousands of prehistoric Puebloan petroglyphs amid a rugged, volcanic landscape. Petroglyph National Monument is a concise introduction to the park, with descriptions of the area's geologic and cultural history. Discover the fascinating story of the only unit of the National Park Service dedicated to preserving ancient petroglyphs.

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White Sands National Monument

By Rose Houk and Michael Collier 9781877856501

One of the world's largest gypsum dune fields, this desert within a desert is preserved at White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. This stunning book describes the area's natural and human history, including the detonation of the first atomic bomb.

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