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El Morro, Inscription Rock, New Mexico

John M. Slater

El Morro, Inscription Rock, New Mexico

the rock itself, the inscriptions thereon, and the travelers who made them

by John M. Slater

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Published by Plantin Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • El Morro National Monument (N.M.),
  • New Mexico,
  • Valencia County.
    • Subjects:
    • Inscriptions -- New Mexico -- Valencia County.,
    • El Morro National Monument (N.M.),
    • New Mexico -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John M. Slater.
      ContributionsPowell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-, Platin Press,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF802.E5 S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, [2], 157 p. :
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5872841M
      LC Control Number63000167
      OCLC/WorldCa2418371

      El Morro, New Mexico is named after a nearby sandstone promontory with a pool of water at its base, a desert oasis which the Spanish conquistadors called El Morro (The Headland). The Zuni Indians call it A'ts'ina (Place of Writings on the Rock). Anglo-Americans called it "Inscription Rock". El Morro National Monument is located miles (   El Morro RV Park & Cafe: El Morro near Inscription Rock - See 42 traveler reviews, 15 candid photos, and great deals for El Morro RV Park & Cafe at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

      The El Morro National Monument is inside the Ramah Navajo Indian Reservation (between towns of Pinehill & El Moro), in Cibola County just to the east of the town of Ramah. Regarding El Morro National Monument Inscription Rock. El Morro National Monument is located on an ancient east-west trail in western New Mexico. Recyling Bins at Inscription Rock Trading Co. - El Morro, NM. These recyclables are accepted - Please rinse and sort ALUMINUM: cans as well as (clean) baking pans and foil; NO food residue, please! CARDBOARD: corrugated only.

      When the Santa Fe Railway sought the best way through western New Mexico in , surveyors selected a route 25 miles north of El Morro. With the coming of the railroad, the Zuni Trail, except for. Many conquistadors and explorers passed through the area, and Coronado’s name is carved in what is known today as Inscription Rock. Possibly the only Gay Camping venue in NW New Mexico, El Morro celebrates diversity and is home to many eclectic souls.


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El Morro, Inscription Rock, New Mexico by John M. Slater Download PDF EPUB FB2

El Morro, Inscription Rock, New Mexico: The rock itself, the inscriptions thereon, and the travelers who made them Unknown Binding – January 1, by John M Slater (Author)5/5(1). El Morro: Inscription Rock, New Mexico [John M. Slater] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

New Mexico, was established by proclamation of President Theodore Roosevelt on December 8,for the protection of the great mesa known as El Morro, or Inscription Rock.

New Mexico book Carved into the soft sandstone at its base are hundreds of inscriptions, many of them of great. Discover Inscription Rock at El Morro in Ramah, New Mexico: Countless inscriptions show this rare desert spring has been an oasis for travelers for over a thousand years.

Title: El Morro: Inscription Rock, New Mexico. The rock itself, the inscriptions thereon, and the travelers who made them: Publication Type: Book: Authors. The visitor's center at El Morro National Monument will loan a detailed notebook Inscription Rock a location and translation of the majority of the rock inscriptions.

A half mile loop trail leads up to the wall carvings at the base of the hill. One of these was the inscription of Diego de Vargas Zapata Luján Ponce de León y Contreras. “Diego de Vargas Zapata Luján Ponce de León y Contreras (born in Spain, – ), commonly known as Don Diego de Vargas, was a Spanish governor of the New Spain territory of Santa Fe de Nuevo México, today the US states of New Mexico and Arizona, titular.

A reliable waterhole hidden at the base of a sandstone bluff made El Morro (the Inscription Rock a popular campsite for hundreds of years. Here, Ancestral Puebloans, Spanish and American travelers carved over 2, signatures, dates, messages, and petroglyphs.

Make El Morro National Monument a stopping point on your travels. El Morro National Monument is a U.S. national monument in Cibola County, New Mexico, United d on an ancient east–west trail in the western part of the state, the monument preserves the remains of a large prehistoric pueblo atop a great sandstone promontory with a pool of water at its base, which subsequently became a landmark where many centuries of.

Rising above the New Mexico desert between Gallup and Grants, Inscription Rock is an enormous golden piece of sandstone.

Now part of El Morro National Monument, the craggy beacon with a hidden pool of water at its base is like a huge natural-history museum that’s attracted travelers for centuries. The first written record of El Morro is found in the chronicles of the Espejo Expedition, and dated Ma [Photo, far left]: Closeup of Inscription Rock (courtesy, NPS).

[Photo, near left]: The edge of El Morro mesa. The spring and the inscriptions are mainly at the base of Inscription Rock. El Morro National Monument is located on an ancient east-west trail in western New Mexico. The main feature of this National Monument is a great sandstone promontory with a pool of water at its base.

As a shaded oasis in the western U.S. desert, this site has seen many centuries of. The earliest historic inscription on El Morro is that of Don Juan de Oñate who annexed New Mexico to the Spanish empire. “In he was ordered by King Phillip II to colonize the northern frontier of the Viceroyalty of New Spain.

His stated objective was to spread Roman Catholicism by establishing new missions in Nuevo M é xico. Get this from a library.

El Morro, Inscription Rock, New Mexico: the rock itself, the inscriptions thereon, and the travelers who made them. [John M. El Morro's Inscription Rock in northwest New Mexico is a silent witness to more than seven hundred years of history. Drawn here by its secluded water hole, the Anasazi, Spanish, and Anglo cultures marked their passing by carving two thousand petroglyphs and inscriptions on this sandstone bluff.

J - Scientists detonate the world's first atomic bomb at Trinity Site in south-central New Mexico after secretly developing the technology through the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos.

Today, Trinity Site is open to the public only twice a year. A Phoenix weathervane book: Other Titles: Inscription Rock. # New Mexico--El Morro National Monument.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema: That mesa, now called El Morro or Inscription Rock, belongs as much to our country\'s traditions as the other better known rock.

During three centuries, that southwestern mesa was gathering. This is El Morro, where history is written with permanence found on the old civilization monuments in the Near East, telling of the battles of ancient kings.

At the base of the bluff - often called Inscription Rock -- on sheltered smooth slabs of stone, are 7 centuries of inscriptions covering human interaction with this spot. Title Inscription Rock, El Morro National Monument, New Mexico Contributor Names Genthe, Arnold,photographer.

New Mexico. Home > Locations > El Morro National Monument; A place where prehistory and history converge, “Inscription Rock” at El Morro exhibits fascinating rock art panels engraved by ancient Pueblo peoples, Spanish explorers, and Euro-Americans.

Atsinna Pueblo (ancestral Zuni) is perched atop a foot-high sandstone monolith. Simpson dubbed the mesa Inscription Rock.

Their work became the first written description and drawings to record El Morro’s history. They added their own inscriptions to the monolithic legacy, providing 2 of the 20 Anglo-American names carved into El Morro’s immortal guest book.After the United States went to war and gained territory from the newly independent Mexico, the Americans called El Morro “Inscription Rock” and inscribed it further, adding another layer of history to the site.

Many of these of these Americans were military officers, and others were pioneers, passing through while heading west. El Malpais National Monument: El Morro Inscription Rock - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Grants, NM, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.