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Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments, Coconino County, Arizona

Oliver J. Cosner

Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments, Coconino County, Arizona

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- Arizona -- Wupatki National Monument.,
  • Water-supply -- Arizona -- Sunset Crater National Monument.,
  • Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument (Ariz.),
  • Wupatki National Monument (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oliver J. Cosner.
    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1475-J, Hydrology of the public domain
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, p. 357-374 :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22969780M

    Just up the road from Sunset Crater is Wupatki National Monument, with picturesque scenery and pueblo ruins. You can tour the pueblo grounds, including the ball court and community room. Full text of "Southwestern Monuments: Monthly Reports" See other formats.


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Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments, Coconino County, Arizona by Oliver J. Cosner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments, Coconino County, Arizona. [Oliver J Cosner; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Department of the Interior.; United States. National Park Service.]. Wupatki National Monument: Amazing Arizona book ruins well worth touring - See 1, traveler reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Flagstaff, AZ, at Tripadvisor.5/5(2K).

There are 24 National Park Service (NPS) units in Arizona including three national parks (Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Saguaro), plus another four national monuments administered by the Coconino County of Land Management (BLM).

Other Arizona listings: national forests, state parks and national wildlife refuges. Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments   Wupatki is expansive as National Monuments go, and jarringly empty - you'll cross vast swaths of desert to see these sights.

The draw here is the ruined Sinagua/Anasazi villages and hamlets, which generally perch on mesas or the ledges above washes.4/5(2K).

Top 10 national parks in Arizona Wupatki and Sunset Crater national monuments. to upscale luxury hotels can be found in the surrounding Coconino national Author: Mary Caperton Morton. National Monument Wupatki Flagstaff, AZ. Nestled between the Painted Desert and ponderosa highlands of northern Arizona, Wupatki is a landscape of legacies.

Ancient pueblos dot red-rock outcroppings across miles of prairie. Where food and water seem impossible to find, people built pueblos, raised families, farmed, traded, and thrived.

Wupatki National Monument was established as a National Monument in due to its archeological sites, which are among the oldest in the country. Experts estimate Arizona book the crumbling pueblo dwellings, at one point, consisted of between 80 and rooms and were multi-storied.

The geologic setting in Wupatki National Monument is distinctly different from that in Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, even though the monuments are side by side (Figure 1). At Wupatki, sedimentary rocks that were deposited by ancient seas and river systems more than two hundred million years ago during the Permian and Triassic Coconino County.

Continue for 12 miles, then turn right at sign for Sunset Crater Volcano - Wupatki National Monuments onto Wupatki Loop road and continue 2 miles (3km) to the visitor center.

Upon leaving Sunset Crater, continue north on Wupatki Loop Road. The Wupatki Visitor Center is 19 miles from Sunset Crater. This is because of black volcanic "gravel" put down when the Sunset Volcano last erupted in AD The Wupatki National Monument consists of pueblo ruins that were occupied by Sinagua Indians from about AD.

This ground cover and the close Arizona book of the two National Monuments makes the campground a Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments interesting place to Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments.

FORT TUTHILL. This historic property is just minutes from downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, the gateway to the Grand Canyon and Four Corners region. Fort Tuthill is Coconino County’s fairgrounds, with easy paved access just off Interstate 17 and across from the international airport; buildings and ramadas; organized campground for units plus adjacent unlimited Coconino National Forest dry.

Wupatki National Monument. It is 44 miles northeast of Flagstaff along US 89 (Map with Directions). Open daily: 9 AM - 5 PM. The entrance fee covers both Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments. Visit its The website. It preserves dozens of Coconino County Puebloan villages of the Sinagua culture; the ruins dot the red sandstone cliffs.

Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments are two lovely national monuments located just north of the city of Flagstaff, preserving a volcanic cinder cone and the remains of a regional indigenous village.

Flagstaff is an area with amazing forests and outdoors plus the magic of Route 66 icons. Those interested in the outdoors and history can visit Coconino National Forest, Ruins of Elden Pueblo the Red Rocks State Park, Wupatki National Monument and the Sunset Crater National Monument or head even further to see the Monument Valley Navajo Park and the Grand Canyon National Park.

Visit Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Wupatki National Monument, and the Cameron Trading Post to learn about Arizona's Native American tribes and natural history. Continue to the Grand Canyon and soak in its majestic beauty from several lookout points on the South Rim.

Includes lunch, bottled water, and hotel pickup and drop-off. USGS Water Supply Paper J: Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments, Coconino County, Arizona.

By Oliver J. Cosner. Pages2. Best natural attractions in Northern Arizona Visit Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument and walk through the most recent lava field to form in Arizona. About years ago, the crater Grand Canyon West Rim Air and Ground Day Trip from Las Vegas BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $ reviews.

Duration: 7 hours. Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater national monuments, Coconino County, Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey, Water-Supply Paper J, pp. > Mon. 8: Wupatki and Sunset Crater Volcano national monuments.

Legend has it that 19th century explorer John Wesley Powell gave the crater its name because he thought its rim resembled a sunset.

The best season to visit the lava tubes Flagstaff has to offer is during the summer. The cave is open all year round but the service roads to get to them (Forest Roads and/or ) are.

Camping Regulations. To enhance your enjoyment and assist in protecting Chiricahua National Monument, please read and comply with all campground regulations (pdf). Maximum RV/motorhome or trailer length is 29 feet, actual measurements.; Site #8 is designed for people with disabilities, but open to anyone for one night if it is the last available site.

The electricity is for medical use o. Tiny house on acres in Coconino National Forest. Featured in American Eagle Outfitters worldwide campaign. Dog friendly. Epic stargazing. 10min to historic downtown/ Route 15min to Walnut Canyon, Sunset Crater, Wupatki National Parks, NAU, AZ Snowbowl. 45min to Meteor Crater and Sedona.5/5.

Wupatki/Sunset Crater Volcano It would be impossible to drive the mile road that links these national monuments north of Flagstaff and not imagine what it must have been like when the volcano blew.

Meteor Crater just off I near Winslow. Bearizona I and US Hwy 64 in Williams, 25 miles west of Flagstaff. Sunset Crater National Monument: about 12 miles northeast of Flagstaff on Hwy Wupatki: 21 miles from the junction of Hwy 89 and Sunset Crater road.

Flagstaff Extreme Fort Tuthill County Park, just south of Flagstaff on I Return back to State Highway 64 one mile ( km) south and turn right at the roundabout to travel west on Arizona Highway 64 toward Grand Canyon National Park.

Since leaving Sunset Crater, our route has taken us to progressively lower elevations but now we regain all of it as we approach the Grand Canyon. This free event is on December 6th between 10 am and 2 pm at Willow Bend Environmental Education Center ( East Sawmill Rd.) Visitors may drop in anytime between 10 am and 2pm.

Sunset Crater Volcano, and Wupatki National Monuments and field trips to the monuments. Maintenance & Operations Manager for Coconino County Parks & Recreation.

To Sunset Crater Volcano 89 and Wupatki National 28 Flagstaff Mall Monuments Coconino Center for the Arts The Arizona Historical Society-Pioneer Museum Fanning Dr.

Camping near Coconino National Forest is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences. In fact, this area is so unique, that much of it has been protected in two national monuments. Wupatki National Monument features an ancient four-story pueblo, and Sunset Crater Read more Pinegrove Campground%(54).

Mesa, Arizona is a lovely city just east of Phoenix's city center, best known as the gateway to the majestic Tonto National Forest, the fifth-largest forest in the United States and one of the most-visited locations within the National Forest visitors can enjoy ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreational activities at the forest, including paddleboarding, kayaking.

WSP / Moulder, E. A., / GEOLOGY AND GROUND WATER RESOURCES OF THE LOWER LITTLE BIGHORN RIVER VALLEY, BIG HORN COUNTY, MONTANA, with special references to the drainage of water-logged lands,cl, pages, 13 plates (in pocket), 37 figs., 28 tables, $ Flagstaff is a city in and the county seat of Coconino County [6] in northern Arizona, in the southwestern Unitedthe city's estimated population [5] Flagstaff's combined metropolitan area has an estimated population ofThe city is named after a ponderosa pine flagpole made by a scouting party from Boston (known as the "Second Boston Party") to celebrate.

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The perfect place where visitors to Greater Phoenix can get assistance with itinerary planning as well as recommendations on dining, sightseeing and cultural attractions. In addit47 pins. The Coconino Chronicles Flagstaff and Beyond. Coconino County Fairgrounds is mi from the accommodations, while Arizona Snowbowl is mi from the property.

like Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Wupatki National Monument. See availability/10(). It is along Forest Road between the Wupatki National Monument and Sunset Crater National Monument in the Strawberry Crater Wilderness. The crater lies in a volcanic field at a base elevation of about 5, feet (1, m), and prominence heights of about 6, feet (1, m).

Louis, Missouri: Hobbit Press, 2nd ed., pp. [See "Coconino County", p. 21; and under "Mohave County", Pipe Spring National Monument, p. ] [Flagstaff to Flagstaff, Arizona, via Sunset Crater and Wupatki national monuments.] In: Heindl, L.

A Hydrology and ground-water conditions of the Tertiary Muddy Creek Formation in the lower. The San Francisco Volcanic Field, located in northeastern Arizona, is host to over volcanoes. These volcanoes began erupting approximately 6 million years ago in the western portion of the field and through time, the locus of activity has migrated eastward.

Wright Flyte Service, Flagstaff, Arizona, Brochure: Wupatki National Monument, Arizona, Newspaper article re: change national monument head, 7 MayMaster plan summary: Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monument, Wupatki hearings announced, Notice of public hearing flyer re: Wupatki and Sunset Crater (2 copies), Flyers re: Wupatki and.

Save time and money on this tour of the Grand Canyon and surrounding attractions from Sedona. The tour includes lunch, entrance fees, and round-trip transportation from hotels in Sedona or Flagstaff.

Along with exploring the canyon’s East and South Rims, you see the Painted Desert and Sunset Crater.5/5(). Sunset Crater National Monument. Northern Arizona is a landscape pdf by volcanic activity, one of the most recent being the eruption at Sunset Crater less than 1, years ago.Online Directory Select Flagstaff, guides (the vertical tab), Flagstaff, things to do in Northern Arizona to find phone download pdf and info on Festivals in the area.

3. At our cabin you will find a customized Guide Book with the following Sections: Welcome: including Emergency phone numbers Trails: Hiking and Mountain bike Trail Maps of the area.To complement the impressive ebook overviews and get a close look at the inner workings of a young volcano, take a hike on the Lava’s Edge Trail.

The mile roundtrip trail is one of several within Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument that explore ground-level volcanic features.