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Near Shiprock in San Juan County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Welcome to Four Corners Monument!

Four Corners Monument Trail System

 
 
Welcome to Four Corners Monument! Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 14, 2021
1. Welcome to Four Corners Monument! Marker
Inscription.  The monument was first surveyed in 1875 and that remarkable feat of surveying precision and accuracy stands today. The tribal park which was first identified with a concrete pad in 1912, improved in the 60's and graced with its current look in 2010. The park hosts over 200,000 visitors each year.
 
Erected by Navajo Parks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 36° 59.766′ N, 109° 2.588′ W. Marker is near Shiprock, New Mexico, in San Juan County. Marker is on 4 Corners Road (New Mexico Route 597) north of U.S. 160, on the right when traveling south. Marker is outside the entrance of the Four Corners Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: NM-597, Teec Nos Pos AZ 86514, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Four Corners – A Common Bond (approx. ¼ mile away); New Mexico (approx. ¼ mile away); Arizona (approx. ¼ mile away in Arizona); Colorado
Welcome to Four Corners Monument! Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 14, 2021
2. Welcome to Four Corners Monument! Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away in Colorado); Utah (approx. ¼ mile away in Utah); Beclabito Dome (approx. 11½ miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Four Corners Monument (official website from Navajo Parks). (Submitted on October 19, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
2. Four Corners Monument on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 19, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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Jul. 2, 2022