Picture Atlas of Arizona and The Southwest

Monument Valley
PANORAMA OF MONUMENT VALLEY, ARIZONA




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SOUTHEASTERN ARIZONA

Open-pit copper mining near Morenci, Arizona
A stones-throw away from Tombstone's Birdcage Theater
Looking down Allen Street, Tombstone, AZ
Photographer at work (Desert Dave)
Part of Gleeson, a ghost town 14 miles east of Tombstone
Another view of Gleeson, Arizona
Mission San Xavier del Bac, near Tucson
The drive through Saguaro National Monument - West
Sunset, Saguaro National Monument - East

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SOUTHCENTRAL ARIZONA

Great view of Canyon Lake
Dave, at the restored Goldfield Mining Camp
Doris, in another view of the Goldfield Mining Camp
Wagon, Mining Camp Restaurant, NE of Apache Junction, AZ
Great view of the Salt River Canyon
View along highway 85, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Highway 85, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Dusk, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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CENTRAL ARIZONA

Church steeple, Tlaquepaque area, Sedona, Arizona
Merchandise, Tlaquepaque, Sedona, AZ
Great view from the top of the Mogollon Rim
The Verde Valley Railway
Waterfall caused by thunderstorm as seen from Verde Valley train

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NORTHWESTERN & NORTHCENTRAL ARIZONA

Astonishing view from Toroweep Overlook; 3,000 ft down to the Colorado River
Another wide angle view; Toroweep Overlook. Don't step backward! (85KB)
Looking downstream from Toroweap Overlook; wide angle view. (101KB)
Looking upstream from Toroweap - great view of rock face. (119KB)
Another upstream view from Toroweap, this one angled more toward the canyon. (103KB)
Photo taken from the Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon
Looking down on the Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon
Sitting on Grand Canyon cliffs like this is quite a thrill!
In certain areas, the Grand Canyon in over 15 miles wide
We think this picture was taken from the Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon
A few hikers on the Kaibab Trail, the top of the canyon still in view
A warning to hikers posted along the Kaibab Trail
Entrance, Upper Antelope Slot Canyon near Page, AZ
Cones of sunlight hit the floor of Upper Antelope Canyon
Tumbleweeds frequently fall to the floor of Upper Antelope from above
Expect to see almost as many tripods as people in the Antelope Canyons
Effects created sunlight entering Upper Antelope are astonishing
Another of the vivid effects created by sunlight, Upper Antelope Canyon


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NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA

"Totem Pole", Monument Valley Tribal Park, Arizona
Doris is eager to begin our drive through Monument Valley
Overlooking Monument Valley from the Visitors Center, Navajo Reservation
Massive rock butte, Monument Valley
Huge rock spire named Camel Butte, Monument Valley
Another great shot of "The Mittens"
A Navajo rides across Ford point, a location used in many movie scenes
Another photo of one of Monument Valley's famous "Mittens"
The "Three Sisters" rock formation, Monument Valley
Spider Rock, Canyon de Chelly
The 700 foot walls of Canyon de Chelly were once inhabited by Anasazi Indians
Caution is required when approaching the edge of Canyon de Chelly's cliffs
Sitting on the edge of Canyon de Chelly
Example of spectacular rock formations to be found in Canyon de Chelly


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SOUTHERN UTAH

Confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers as seen from the air - Canyonlands N. P.
Double Arch, Arches National Park
Double Arch as seen from somwhat further away
Check out the tiny people barely visible under Double Arch. - Arches N. P.
Delicate Arch, as seen from a distance; Arches N. P.
Delicate Arch, as above; slight telephoto
Photo from the air showing erosion along river as it flows through Canyonlands N. P.
Photo similar to above; note huge buttes in distant background; Canyonlands N. P.
Looking up toward Skyline Arch; Arches N. P. Size of opening is about 45 x 69 feet.
Chesler Park, The Needles; as seen from the air; Canyonlands N. P.
La Sal Mountains rise to nearly 13,000 feet in background. Arches N. P.
Typical view of Canyonlands provided by Slickrock Air Guides in Moab
Snow patches remain in Bryce Canyon despite springtime temp nearing 70 degrees
Hikers(bottom) with magnificent view of Bryce Canyon (80KB)
From this Bryce Canyon viewpoint one can see points 50 miles distant
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Another great view, Bryce Canyon
Bryce Canyon from yet another viewpoint
Layered rock forms along highway 9, Zion National Park, Utah
Accessible only by boat, Rainbow Natural Bridge, at 290 ft, is the worlds tallest


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PUERTO PENASCO, SONORA, MEXICO

Shrimp fisherman , old port, Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico
Wider view of above fisherman
Declining population of shrimp makes future use of these larger vessels uncertain
Harbor view, Puerto Penasco
Lily's Restaurant, across from the Sea of Cortez beach
Why Puerto Penasco is nicknamed "Rocky Point"
Sunset, Puerto Penasco


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PLANTS OF ARIZONA

Agave, Sonoran Desert Museum near Tucson
Cristate saguaro (thought to result from frost damage)
Wildflowers of Arizona
Cholla, close-up
Buds, high atop a saguaro
Saguaro, highway 85, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Yet another beautiful saguaro
Organ Pipe cactus
Another view, Organ Pipe cactus
Yet another Organ Pipe cactus

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ANIMALS OF ARIZONA

Coyote spotted on the outskirts of Tucson
Same coyote, a fraction of a second later
Two donkeys found just west of the Superstitions
Sleepy Javalina, Sonoran Desert Museum
Mountain Lion, Sonoran Desert Museum
San Esteban Island Chuckwalla (Sauromalus varius) from the Gulf of California. (Desert Museum)
River Otter, Sonoran Desert Museum

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