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Mesa Verde National Park
Near Cortez, Colorado

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Sculpture outside the Mesa Verde Visitor Center

Sculpture outside the Mesa Verde Visitor Center

A rather strange sculpture outside the huge new Mesa Verde Visitor Center, at the north base of the mesa

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Date photographed: May 9, 2014
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Mesa Verde National Park visitor center

Mesa Verde National Park visitor center

The huge visitor center built on the flats at the north base of the mesa features a large kiva-like room and a lot of artwork. This is where reservations and tickets are obtained for tours of the ruins.

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Date photographed: May 9, 2014
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Mancos Valley viewpoint

Mancos Valley viewpoint

The road from the Mesa Verde National Park Visitor Center ascends in long switchbacks to the top of the Mesa, affording a view of the Mancos River Valley.

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Date photographed: May 10, 2014
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Lookout building on Park Point at Mesa Verde

Lookout building on Park Point at Mesa Verde

This fire lookout, and many other park structures and roads, were built by the CCC, Civilian Conservation Corps, in the 1930's. This high crest of the mesa reaches 8572 feet (2613 meters) and affords a view of four states.

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Date photographed: May 9, 2014
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East viewpoint at Park Point

East viewpoint at Park Point

East from Park Point at the summit of Mesa Verde, with the snow-capped San Juan Mountains to the north and Sleeping Ute Mountain tothe south

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Date photographed: May 9, 2014
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West viewpoint at Park Point

West viewpoint at Park Point

West from park Point, towards the Four Corners where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah meet

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Date photographed: May 9, 2014
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Far View ruin on the mesa top at Mesa Verde

Far View ruin on the mesa top at Mesa Verde

Far View ruin on the mesa top at Mesa Verde

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Date photographed: June 5, 2000

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