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Walnut Canyon National Monument in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

An Efficient Design

 
 
An Efficient Design Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Peter Fischer, August 12, 2020
1. An Efficient Design Marker
Inscription.  
Overhanging ledges protected rooms from snow and rain, and shaded them during summer months. Thick walls of stone and mud insulated them from harsh winds and retained essential heat in winter.

Small doors were covered with animal skins, mats, cotton cloth, or sticks woven together. Air entered at the bottom, circled past a small fire, and carried most of the smoke out a hole above the door.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyArchitectureNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 10.083′ N, 111° 30.605′ W. Marker is in Walnut Canyon National Monument, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is along the Island Trail loop, only accessible from the visitor center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Walnut Canyon Road, Flagstaff AZ 86004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Quest for Water (within shouting distance of this marker); A Days Work (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Room Functions (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Ocean to Alcove (about 400 feet away); A Community Sharing the Land (about 500 feet away); Problem Solving (about 600 feet away); What Happened Here? (about 600 feet away); Departure (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Canyon National Monument.
 
Also see . . .  Walnut Canyon National Monument. (Submitted on November 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
An Efficient Design Illustration on Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Hampshire, undated
2. An Efficient Design Illustration on Marker
An Efficient Design Illustration on Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Hampshire, undated
3. An Efficient Design Illustration on Marker
An Efficient Design Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2010
4. An Efficient Design Marker
Room Near An Efficient Design Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2010
5. Room Near An Efficient Design Marker
The National Park Service warns against entering enclosed rooms due to hantavirus and other risks
Room & Ledge Near An Efficient Design Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2010
6. Room & Ledge Near An Efficient Design Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 13, 2020, by Peter Fischer of Phoenix, Arizona.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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