Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Colorado - The park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The Anasazi inhabited Mesa Verde between 600 CE to 1300 CE. Mesa Verde is best known for cliff dwellings, which are structures built within caves & under outcropping in cliffs — including Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America
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Chichen Itza, Mayan ruins in Yucatan, Mexico... They used to sacrifice virgins by throwing them into this hole. (according to the tour guide)
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In the 1200s, the Anasazi built dwellings into the side of the mesa, including this one known as the Cliff Palace...was probably an important administrative and ceremonial site. Its 150 rooms were home to about 100 people. Most of the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde were far smaller...three-quarters of them had just one to five rooms. The buildings were made of sandstone, mortar and wood. Photo: Andrew Niesen/Aurora