Mesa Verde National Park

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a national park in Colorado containing prehistoric cliff dwellings

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Part of the thrill of Mesa Verde National Park is imagining what it must have been like to live in a stone village so many centuries ago and comparing it to our own lives.
TABLE 1--Summary of time feral horses (Equis caballus), elk (Cervus elaphus), and deer (Odocoileus hemionus) occupied a small, isolated spring in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, during 110 camera trap-nights in 2012.
160, which continues on to southwestern Colorado to another outstanding Four Corners attraction, Mesa Verde National Park.
Occupying part of a large, sandstone plateau rising above the Montezuma and Mancos valleys, Mesa Verde National Park is 81 square miles, consisting of 52,122 acres and rising more than 8,500 feet above sea level.
Even the remote sites of White Pine Nevada, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, and Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado (near the four corners of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado), observed 1.
Cliff Palace and all of Mesa Verde National Park are so disturbingly beautiful, you must occasionally grab onto the familiar, the modern, the mundane.
In the summer of 1915 Willa Cather visited Mesa Verde National Park, probably to gather information for what eventually became "Tom Outland's Story," book 2 of The Professor's House (1925).
The views and vistas have certainly changed here,'' said Tessy Shirakawa, chief of interpretation at Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado.
The killing of a 10-year-old boy by a cougar at Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park in 1997 prompted a similar display of biocentric misanthropy.
Last summer's wildfires in Mesa Verde National Park still raged when the National Park Service and surrounding communities began efforts to rebuild public confidence and revive tourist interest in the park.
When a 23,000-acre blaze called the Bircher fire swept across Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado in late July, it stripped away vegetation that had hidden more than a hundred ancient cliff dweller sites.
According to Vice President Gore, the areas affected by regional haze experience reductions in visibility ranging from as much as 81 percent (Lye Brook Wilderness Area in Vermont) to 43 percent (in both the Bandalier Wilderness Area in New Mexico and Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado).
Just three days before, a four-year-old French boy was attacked while with his parents at Mesa Verde National Park nearby.