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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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
"Corona Arch Moab Utah" ANASAZI RUINS by Rick Schaefer: The Anasazi Pueblo People were an ancient culture of Native Americans. Known for impressive pueblo homes made of mud, stone, or carved into cliffs, these ruins can be found at many sites in the American Southwest.
This image is taken within the inner wall of Moon House Ruin. The pictographs of the moon are clearly seen on the left hand side. Reaching the ruin is a formidable task requiring a strenuous hike down the slick rock face of a canyon followed by a strenuous hike up the opposite canyon wall. It is this sheer remoteness that has protected this incredible ruin so well. In one of the rooms there are thousand year old corn cobs scattered across the floor.