Slowly, the Navajo families left Wupatki National Monument
too, either voluntarily or under pressure from the National Park Service, which sought to eliminate private use of the public land it managed.
Among the topics are ancient peoples and places of the San Francisco Peaks, the eruption of Sunset Crater volcano, Hohokam and Chaco in the Sierra Sin Agua, the big view from small sites in Wupatki National Monument
, pottery and cotton textiles, and evidence from the site of New Caves for the troubled end of Pueblo life.
Flagstaff is near the sites that define this slice of desert: the Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Meteor Crater, Wupatki National Monument
. After a day in that desert you're hungry.
Next up: (5) Wupatki National Monument
. "It was massive--four stories tall.
On page 25 ["Raiders of the Last Parks"], the caption should have read Wupatki National Monument
. On page 34 ["A Warming Trend After a Chilly Reception"], the photograph shows sea lions.