SPIDER ROCK IN CANYON DE CHELLY NATIONAL MONUMENT

Equipment Info
Nikon Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 9000 ED
Nearest Area
CHINLE ARIZONA AND THE FOUR CORNERS
Town
CHINLE, ARIZONA
Brief Directions
TAKE THE HIGHWAY THROUGH THE NAVAJO NATION AFTER LEAVING FARMINGTON, N.M. AT KAYENTA TURN SOUTH. CHINLE IS NOT FAR.
Notes
THE NAVAJO VIEW THIS AS A SACRED SPIRE. THEY TELL THE STORY THAT SPEAKING ROCK NEARBY TELLS SPIDER WOMAN WHO LIVES ON THE TOP OF SPIDER ROCK THE NAMES OF NAUGHTY NAVAJO CHILDREN. SHE CLIMBS DOWN AND TAKES THEM TO THE TOP AND EATS THEM. THE LIMESTONE ROCKS ON TOP ARE REPRESENTED TO THE CHILDREN AS THE BONES OF NAUGHTY CHILDREN.
Description
THIS 800 FT SANDSTONE SPIRE IS AS TALL AS THE CHRYSLER BUILDING. IT STANDS AT THE JUNCTION OF CANYON DEL MUERTO AND MONUMENT CANYON. EVERYONE DESERVES TO SEE THIS BEAUTIFUL AND MYSTICAL HOME OF THE NAVAJO IN NE ARIZONA. ON OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES WE HAVE EVER SEEN. ART TIEDEMANN
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Date Added
August 10, 2019