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May 4, 2008 - Chaco Canyon

Chaco Canyon, New Mexico May 4 Chaco Canyon is located in Northwestern New Mexico. Archeologists have found bits of pottery, sandals dating back three to four thousand years! Sometime around A.D. 400 they began to grow crops and to build the most fantastic buildings and cities! They had road systems that covered hundreds of miles…reservoirs and cisterns to gather and hold the 8-9” of rain they got each year. They studied the stars and had very sophisticated systems of marking the solstice and the equinoxes. Pictographs of a super nova! They...

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