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By Amron Gravett,Christine Robinette,Glenn Raby

The appreciation of the Chimney Rock area is going again greater than 1,000 years. the following in southwestern Colorado, the Ancestral Puebloans inhabited the northern San Juan River Basin as an outlier neighborhood of Chaco Canyon. Its functionality and use has created a lot conjecture. the location was once deserted through the early 1100s for purposes that a few speculate have been relating to drought, source depletion, conflict, migration, or a mixture of those elements. Over the process its recorded background, archaeologists, astronomers, local historians, and viewers have celebrated the rocks, ruins, and panorama that make up this significant characteristic within the 4 Corners area. it's been known as los angeles Piedra Parada through Spanish explorers, hearth Mountain by way of Tewa-speaking pueblos, and Tupiwiniri by way of the Utes. this day, we all know it as Chimney Rock nationwide Monument because of a proclamation made in 2012 through Pres. Barack Obama.

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