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Erosion assessment at the Petroglyph National Monument area, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Allen C. Gellis

Erosion assessment at the Petroglyph National Monument area, Albuquerque, New Mexico

by Allen C. Gellis

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section in Albuquerque, N.M, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico,
  • Petroglyph National Monument Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Arroyos -- New Mexico -- Petroglyph National Monument Region.,
    • Erosion -- New Mexico -- Petroglyph National Monument Region.,
    • Rainstorms -- New Mexico -- Petroglyph National Monument Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Allen C. Gellis ; prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service.
      SeriesWater-resources investigations report ;, 94-4205
      ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service., Geological Survey (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB701 .W375 no. 94-4205, QE581 .W375 no. 94-4205
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL881336M
      LC Control Number95169098

      More than 21, petroglyphs (rock carvings) of animals, plants, and geometric designs can be found at the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, it is one of the largest petroglyph sites in New museudelantoni.comon: County Road B30, Tularosa, , NM. Petroglyph National Monument on Albuquerque’s West Side observed its 25th anniversary this weekend, but the circumstances of its creation can be traced to events that occurred about ,

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      NMED works with all types of businesses in New Mexico to issue permits and licenses for complying with state and federal regulations. Petroglyph National Monument Volcanoes Sunset, Rhett Zyla, AQB; Dragon’s Back White Mesa, Rhett Zyla, AQB Chevron Isleta, Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque A Market Place, E River Rd, Belen Yocums. Albuquerque Volcanoes - The Three Sisters - Miles Round-Trip The Volcanoes Day Use Area provides visitors with a very different experience from the rest of Petroglyph National Monument. This broad, flat and grassy area is known to locals in Albuquerque as .


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Erosion assessment at the Petroglyph National Monument area, Albuquerque, New Mexico by Allen C. Gellis Download PDF EPUB FB2

EROSION ASSESSMENT AT THE PETROGLYPH NATIONAL MONUMENT AREA, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO by Alien CGellis ABSTRACT Areas of the Petroglyph National Monument, specifically those located along the West Mesa escarpment, are being affected by erosion and gullying.

A reconnaissance along the mile-long escarpment identified 50 museudelantoni.com: A.C. Gellis. Feb 21,  · Attractions near Petroglyph National Monument: ( mi) Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm ( mi) Celina's Biscochitos ( mi) Unser Racing Museum ( mi) Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ( mi) Albuquerque Museum; View all attractions near Petroglyph National Monument on Tripadvisor/5(K).

Get this from a library. Erosion assessment at the Petroglyph National Monument area, Albuquerque, New Mexico. [Allen C Gellis; United States. National Park Service.; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Areas of the Petroglyph National Monument, specifically those located along the West Mesa escarpment, are being affected by erosion and gullying. A reconnaissance along the mile-long escarpment identified 50 gullies.

The gullies were given a qualitative ranking of Class I, least erosion, to Class IV, highest Erosion assessment at the Petroglyph National Monument area. Of the 50 gullies identified, 21 were assigned Class I, 22 to Class II, 6.

Dec 08,  · A Spiritual Landscape. Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites New Mexico book North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers to years ago.

Petroglyph National Monument stretches 17 miles (27 km) along Albuquerque, New Mexico's West Mesa, a volcanic basalt escarpment that dominates the city's western horizon.

Authorized June 27,the 7, acre ( km 2) monument is cooperatively managed by the National Park Service and the City of museudelantoni.com western boundary of the monument features a chain of dormant fissure museudelantoni.comon: Bernalillo County, New Mexico, US.

Located on the western edge of the monument, this trail system offers scenic miles of hiking around the volcanic cinder cones. Although the area is void of petroglyphs, you'll enjoy the clear views of the Rio Grande valley and the Sandia Mountains from the scenic overlook.

Trails vary in length from 1 mile to 4 miles round-trip. Water is not. The nearest hotels to Petroglyph National Monument are in west Albuquerque, around exit of I Access The national monument, to which entry is free, is well signed from both nearby interstate highways (I and I), and reached by wide city streets through residential districts.

First stop should be at the visitor center, situated at. Feb 29,  · With 3 separate choices the Petroglyph Natl. Monument is close by for anyone in the Albuquerque area. My favorite area is the Piedra Marcadas off of Golfcourse, the parking lot is behind the Valvoline Quick lube. Its a short hike but puts you close to many petroglyphs and has some places, kids can scramble up the rocks and find less obvious ones.4/4(K).

Sep 06,  · Petroglyph National Monument is a day use public park in Albuquerque, New Mexico that allows for hiking in the canyons and Volcanoes Day Use Area where visitors can see petroglyphs carved into the rock by Native Americans and settlers years ago. Jun 08,  · We recommend booking Petroglyph National Monument tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with TripAdvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Petroglyph National Monument tours on TripAdvisor/5(K). Can Tent Rocks, Bandelier and Petroglyph be done in one day. We will be spending 2 days in the Albuquerque area, and want to fit in Tent Rocks, Bandelier National Monument, Petroglyph National Monument, Old Town Albuquerque and Bosque del Apache.

We start our day around 8 and keep going, sightseeing until after sunset, when we sit down for dinner/5(K). Petroglyph National Monument Attractions in Albuquerque: Read reviews written by 10Best experts and explore user ratings. Examine traces of Albuquerque's past at the Petroglyph National Monument Phone: () Aug 08,  · Thousands of rock etchings on the volcanoes on the west side of Albuquerque speak of hundreds of years of history and culture of Native American and Spanish.

Petroglyph National Monument of New Mexico: protected area with an estimated 24, rock art images, or petroglyphs, carved by ancestral Pueblo peoples. An article by Ric Nathanson on museudelantoni.com - Petroglyph National Monument turns 25 - celebrates the success of this protected area, comprised of a variety of cultural and natural resources including five volcanic cones, hundreds of.

Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers to years ago.

These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual significance for contemporary Native Americans and for the descendants of the early Spanish museudelantoni.comon: Western Trail NW, Albuquerque,NM. Sep 11,  · One of the many things to do in Albuquerque New Mexico should include a walking tour of the Petroglyph National Monument.

Here is a glance of what you will encounter in this ancient place. Petroglyph National Monument, archaeological site featuring some 25, prehistoric and historic petroglyphs (rock carvings), central New Mexico, U.S. It is situated on the west side of Albuquerque, near the Rio Grande.

In addition to the petroglyphs, there are hundreds of archaeological sites. Petroglyph National Monument is located on the North West side of Albuquerque, New Mexico. To get to the visitor center you should take I40 east or west depending on the direction you are museudelantoni.comon: Unser Boulevard NW, Albuquerque,NM.

The monument sees a large number of visitors due to its location. Many national monuments located in remote areas of the Southwest that are not easily accessible by car but the Petroglyph National Monument is located within the city of Albuquerque.

Its proximity to civilization makes it accessible to many people. Each year over a hundred. Petroglyph National Monument is a beautiful National Park with a few hiking trails that allow you to encounter ancient Native American petroglyphs and explore the New Mexico wilderness right in Albuquerque's back yard.

The trailheads are spread out and each require a drive from the visitor's center.4/5().Listed in the table below are Petroglyph National Monument's current plans or projects.

Click on the project title for more information. For general information, use the 'Park/Unit Information' link to the left, to go to the park's main internet page to access park information not related to park planning (for example, park brochures, lodging and campground reservations, and general park.Established inPetroglyph National Monument is unique not only in its history and landscape, but in its management as well.

This 7,acre monument relies on a partnership between the National Park Service and the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division to protect its nearly 20, petroglyphs and provide recreational and educational.