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    • Arizona geology

    • Arizona geology
    • Arizona Geological Survey.
    • Arizona Geological Survey--Periodicals; Geology--Arizona--Periodicals; Mines and mineral resources--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published quarterly.
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

    • Arizona Highways, May 2005
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 ALL WHO WANDER
      04 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures
      06 ARCHAEOLOGY Devils Chasm Ruin Holds On to Its Mysteries: Only a few...
    • Mimbres Style Petroglyphs

    • Mimbres Style Petroglyphs
    • Unknown
    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • A petroglyph is rock art that is pecked, scratched or abraided into the rock surface. These petroglyphs depict a big horn sheep, a dragon fly and other elements characteristic of the Mimbres culture. These and other petroglyphs found on the eastern...
    • Painted Rock Petroglyph Site and Campground business plan

    • Painted Rock Petroglyph Site and Campground business plan
    • United States. Bureau of Land Management. Phoenix District Office.
    • Recreation areas--Fees--Arizona; National parks and reserves--Arizona--Management; Recreation areas--Arizona--Management; Wilderness areas--Arizona--Management.
    • 39 pages (PDF version). File size: 1146.854 KB. Maps. Col. ill. The report includes visitor statistics and details of the area near Gila Bend that was formerly part of the Painted Rocks State Park
    • La Paz Transportation Planning Study

    • La Paz Transportation Planning Study
    • Lima and Associates
    • Highway planning--Arizona--La Paz County; Roads--Arizona--La Paz County--Design and construction; Transportation--Arizona--La Paz County--Planning
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • Apache Ring Petroglyphs

    • Apache Ring Petroglyphs
    • Unknown
    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • These ring petroglyphs were found in the Circle I Hills north of Willcox, Arizona. The image was taken by Gene Riggs and is believed to be an example of Apache rock art. Apaches began their rock-art traditions at a later time than other...
    • Broken Rock of Petroglyphs

    • Broken Rock of Petroglyphs
    • Unknown
    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This broken rock of petroglyphs is found in the Charleston Area near an historic mining site outside Sierra Vista, Arizona.The image shows historic graffiti (created recently) appearing over the original prehistoric Hohokam rock art.
    • Large Scale Petroglyphs

    • Large Scale Petroglyphs
    • Unknown
    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • These petroglyphs are located in the Central San Bernardino Valley in Cochise County Arizona. The culture is unknown. There is a stylistic similarity with the image shown in Item 32, especially in the rows of opposing half opals, though the...
    • Eagles and Bears

    • Eagles and Bears
    • Unknown
    • Petroglyphs--Mexico; Petroglyphs--Southwest, New
    • Bear claw and stylized bird petroglyphs are found on this vertical surface, not far from the small boulders pictured in Item 36. A habitation area was found on top of the outcrop where these petroglyphs were found.
    • Petroglyphs on Boulder with Spring foliage

    • Petroglyphs on Boulder with Spring foliage
    • Unknown
    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This boulder with petroglyphs is located in the Central San Bernadino Valley of southeastern Arizona along the Arizona/New Mexico border between the Pedragosa Mountains and the Peloncillo Mountains. The image was taken by Gene Riggs.
    • Plant Petroglyph

    • Plant Petroglyph
    • Unknown
    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This boulder with petroglyphs is located in the Central San Bernadino Valley of southeastern Arizona along the Arizona/New Mexico border between the Pedragosa Mountains and the Peloncillo Mountains. The image was taken by Gene Riggs. The plant...
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • For contemporary Native peoples, some of the petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center relate to specific events and histories. For instance, Hopi traditions document the migration of clans, and some petroglyphs have been identified as clan...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs are generally found in areas that show evidence of permanent and seasonal habitation, farming, travel, and subsistence activities. Rock art associated with the Hohokam is often found in habitation and agricultural areas near irrigation...
    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs

    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs that appear to have animal-like features have been interpreted to represent hunting in the area. Before Adobe Dam was built, Skunk Creek crossed the valley and met Hedgpeth Hills at the place where most petroglyphs are concentrated. ...
    • Curvlinear,  Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Curvlinear, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • There are two main techniques for creating a petroglyph: direct percussion and indirect percussion.

      Direct percussion is when a hard rock is used to strike a softer rock surface. Petroglyphs made with direct percussion often have rough,...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, Linear, Rectilinear and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, Linear, Rectilinear and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • The petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center face east, towards the rising sun. In the Southwest, petroglyphs sometimes mark the movement of the sun, constellations, planets, the moon, and other celestial bodies. However, no light patterns...
    • Petroglyphs

    • Petroglyphs
    • Unknown
    • Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Antiquities; New Mexico -- Antiquities; Rock paintings -- New Mexico; Petroglyphs -- New Mexico
    • "Petroglyphs near Trincheras N. M."
    • Arizona Highways, October 2005

    • Arizona Highways, October 2005
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2005

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER A ghostly encounter with an old-time storyteller.
      04 VIEWFINDER Chance favors the prepared mind and dogs with a climbing partners.
      05 TAKING THE...

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