Canyon de Chelly: Photos of Arizona's Geological Beauty

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Breathtaking vista

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher.
Canyon de Chelly (pronounced "de-shay") National Monument is one of the many rugged yet beautiful canyons that are commonly found in the southwestern region…Read More »

of the United States.

Located on the Colorado Plateau in the far northeastern part of Arizona, near the small town of Chinle, Canyon de Chelly was called "Tsegi" ("say-ee"), which means "rock canyon" or "among the rocks," according to the local Navajo people. When the Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 17th Century, they corrupted the Navajo name to "de Chelly" ("de-shay-yee").   Less «
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