A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...Read More
Lava Dam and Diversion Approximately 150,000 years ago, the eruption of Merriam Crater, a small cinder cone volcano, produced a lava flow that traveled seven miles to this point and cascaded 200 feet down into the Little Colorado River Gorge. The river was then forced to create a new course, bending around the lava flow...Read More
The ancestral land of the Navajo is centered among four sacred mountains, one for each of the cardinal directions. To the North is Mount Hesperus, which lies in the La Plata Mountains near Durango, Colorado. To the South, near Grants, New Mexico, is Mount Taylor. To the East, near Alamosa, Colorado, is Blanca Peak; and...Read More
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