Four Corners

 

Photos from Monument Valley (Arizona), Mesa Verde (Colorado), and Canyon de Chelly (Arizona)

May - June 2004

by Shawn McLaughlin *

 

Enjoy!

 

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Three Sisters

Monument Valley

West Mitten &

Merrick Buttes

Monument Valley

Artist's Point

Monument Valley

Spearhead Mesa

Monument Valley

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Rain God Mesa

Monument Valley

Totem Pole

& Yei Bi Chei

Monument Valley

rock formation at Sand Springs

Monument Valley

rock formation at

Sand Springs

Monument Valley

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Wendy &

huge boulder

Monument Valley

Wendy &

huge boulder

Monument Valley

huge boulder

(at Sand Springs)

Monument Valley

sandstone pattern

Monument Valley

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 West & Merrick Buttes

Monument Valley

Merrick Mesa

Monument Valley

North Window

Monument Valley

Three Sisters

(from North Window)

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Three Sisters

(from North Window)

Elephant Butte

Monument Valley

butte

Monument Valley

West Mitten Butte

Monument Valley

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West Mitten Butte

& formations

Monument Valley

West & East Mitten Buttes

Monument Valley

West Mitten Butte

Monument Valley

Mexican Hat

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Wendy at Four Corners monument

burnt trees

Mesa Verde

Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

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Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

square tower

at Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

round tower

at Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

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Soda Canyon from

Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

t-shaped doorway

Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde

stonework

Spruce Tree House
Mesa Verde

kiva interior

Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde

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water channel

Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde

water channel

Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde

petroglyph

Balcony House

Mesa Verde

wall

Balcony House

Mesa Verde

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wall painting

Balcony House

Mesa Verde

wall painting

Balcony House

Mesa Verde

Balcony House

Mesa Verde

Balcony House

Mesa Verde

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Balcony House

Mesa Verde

access tunnel

Balcony House

Mesa Verde

pithouse

Step House

Mesa Verde

pithouse

Step House

Mesa Verde

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foliage & burnt trees

Mesa Verde

foliage & burnt trees

Mesa Verde

water channel

Step House

Mesa Verde

burnt trees

Mesa Verde

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Step House

Mesa Verde

Long House

Mesa Verde

Long House

Mesa Verde

kiva at Long House

Mesa Verde

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kiva entrance

Long House

Mesa Verde

Long House

Mesa Verde

plaza stonework Long House

Mesa Verde

Oak Tree House

Mesa Verde

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New Fire House

Mesa Verde

pithouse

Far View Sites

Mesa Verde

kiva

Far View Sites

Mesa Verde

doorways

Far View House

Mesa Verde

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kiva drying racks

Coyote Village

Mesa Verde

Far View House

Mesa Verde

solar marker

Sun Temple

Mesa Verde

solar marker

Sun Temple

Mesa Verde

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mule deer

Mesa Verde

rock formations

Ledge Ruin area

Canyon de Chelly

rock formations

Ledge Ruin area

Canyon de Chelly

Round Corner Ruin overlook

Canyon de Chelly

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rock formations

north rim area

Canyon de Chelly

desert varnish

Canyon de Chelly

rock formations

Canyon de Chelly

rock formations

south rim area

Canyon de Chelly

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trail marker

Canyon de Chelly

rock formations

south rim area

Canyon de Chelly

Spider Rock

Canyon de Chelly

Spider Rock

Canyon de Chelly

 

* Copyright © 2004 by Shawn McLaughlin
All rights reserved. Any use without prior authorization is strictly prohibited by law.