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U.S. Southwest:

Chimney Rock National Monument,


August 27, 2019

(Elevation: 7,867 ft.)


Chimney Rock NM covers seven square miles and preserves 200 ancient homes and ceremonial buildings, a Great Kiva, a Pit House, a Multi-Family Dwelling, and a Chacoan-style Great House Pueblo. Sited at 7,000 feet above sea level, it is at the highest in elevation of all the Chacoan sites in the Southwest, and affords commanding views of the surrounding region.


The site housed some 2,000 Pueblo Indians between AD 925 and 1125, and included a Great House Pueblo with round ceremonial kivas, and 36 ground-floor rooms.


Chimney Rock National Monument Gallery

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