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 …

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 …

Flagstaff

Photo Flagstaff (Diné: Kinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd Biyaagi, Havasupai: Wii Hagnbaj or Wii Baggwa) is located in northern Arizona. Twitter @VisitFlagstaff @FlagstaffBeer @TwinArrowsAZ @museumofnaz @flaglib @NativeInnovate @AZPubRadio @KaibabNF @NWSFlagstaff Tweets by NWSFlagstaff Elsewhere on the Web Kinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd Biyaagi Planeta.com Arizona Cities Diné = Navajo

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Lake Mead NRA, Dedication 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 Vegas. …

Window Rock (Tségháhoodzání)

Photo: Jacqueline Poggi, Tségháhoodzání Window Rock (Navajo: Tségháhoodzání) is the the capital city of the Navajo Nation, the largest territory of a sovereign Native American nation in North America. Window Rock hosts the Navajo Nation governmental campus which contains the Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation Supreme Court, the offices of the Navajo Nation President and Vice …

Monsoon

Photo: Henderson 2018 / Bingo: Monsoon Early July and we are at the start of monsoon season in the Southwest USA – Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah. The Mohave Desert is getting giant splattering of rain. Questions When does monsoon season begin and end? For those experienced in such matters, what are the do’s …

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 …