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Chaco Canyon Historical Park, USA

Here photos taken by us at Chaco Canyon National Historic Park. This park is located about 150 km west of Santa Fe, NM. Besides its historic value based on the presence of ruins of ancient native American dwellings, it also features a wide canyon in an arid environment.

Aerial overview of Chaco Canyon

Thunderstorms, the runoff of which provide water to sustain a community in the arid climate of Chaco Canyon

Kiva (ceremonial hall) of the Anasazi culture that inhabited Chaco Canyon in pre-colombian time; the site was abandoned before the arrival of Europeans

Some of the local wildlife...