Meteor Crater

Photo: Ken Lund, Crater One of the more amazing sites in the world and most certainly along Interstate 40, Exit 233 … Meteor Crater Wikipedia: Meteor Crater is a meteorite impact crater approximately 37 miles (60 km) east of Flagstaff and 18 miles (29 km) west of Winslow in the northern Arizona desert of the …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las …

Arizona Links

Arizona flag Linked related to Arizona in mostly random fashion: Headlines http://knau.org/post/eats-and-beats-subterranean-restaurant Best things to do in Arizona – Roger Naylor Water cuts could force Arizona to adapt or “implode” – @tonydavis987 Tonto National Forest The Tonto National Forest, encompassing 2,873,200 acres (1,162,700 ha; 11,627 km2), is the largest of the six national forests in …

Arizona

Photo: Twin Arrows Arizona borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, touches Colorado and has a 389-mile (626 kilometers) international border with the states of Sonora and Baja California in Mexico. The name of the state appears to originate from an earlier Spanish name, Arizonac, derived from the O’odham name alĭ ṣonak, meaning “small spring” (Historians …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

Phoenix Links

Phoenix flag Links related to Phoenix, Arizona, presented in somewhat random fashion: Government phoenix.gov Twitter @magregion Parks Phoenix has 185 city parks, 200-plus miles of trails, and more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserve land. phoenix.gov/parks Cactus League cactusleague.com Elsewhere on the Web visitphoenix.com Buzzword Bingo Cactus League – Phoenix – Valley …

Phoenix

Photo: Alan English, Skyline Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in the state of Arizona. With 1,615,017 people (as of 2016), Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. Museums …

Nogales, Arizona and Sonora

Photo Spotlight on the border cities of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora Arizona https://www.nogalesaz.gov https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofNogalesArizona nogalesinternational.com – @nogalesnews Nogales,_Sonora Nogales,_Arizona http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g31292-Nogales_Arizona-Vacations.html Sonora http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nogales,_Sonora http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nogales,_Arizona http://www.nogalesinternational.com Planeta.com Mexico-USA Borderlands Mexico USA Borderlands Links Arizona Sonora Border Wall

Hualapai

Photo: Richard Martin, Reservation The Hualapai or Walapai are a tribe of Native Americans who live in the mountains of northwestern Arizona.The name is derived from “hwa:l” the Hualapai word for ponderosa pine, thus “Hualapai” means “people of the ponderosa pine.” Their traditional territory is a 108-mile (174 km) stretch along the pine-clad southern side …

Interstate 11

Interstate 11 Interstate 11 (I-11) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Nevada that follows U.S. Route 93 (US 93) and US 95, officially designated by the United States Congress in the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. Near Boulder City, Nevada, the first two-and-a-half-mile (4.0 km) southbound segment was opened on August …