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Bandelier National Monument
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The prehistoric cliff dwellings of Bandelier National Monument give visitors an idea how ancient Native Americans lived.
Journal File Photo
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Bisti Badlands
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Late afternoon light emphasizes the unusual terrain at the Bisti Badlands.
Photo by Robert Browman
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Chaco Canyon
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Crumbled walls of 1,100-year-old Pueblo Bonito nestle against the north rim of Chaco Canyon. This Anasazi "Great House," which dates from about A.D. 850, covers three acres. It once contained 650 rooms and 32 kivas and was probably four stories high.
Photo by Dean Hanson
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Jemez National Monument
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The ruins of the church of San Jose de Los Jemez are part of the Jemez Monument.
Photo by Adolphe Pierre-Louis
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Jemez River
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Paul Southward tries his luck in the Jemez River.
Photo by Natasha Lane
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Soda Dam
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The Soda Dam on the Jemez River is a natural dam formed from thousands of years of sodium deposits.
Photo by Adolphe Pierre-Louis