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

Aztec Ruins National Monument

 
 
Aztec Ruins National Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 2, 2008
1. Aztec Ruins National Monument Marker
Inscription.
Through the collective recognition of the community of nations,
expressed within the principles of the
convention concerning the protection of the world
cultural and natural heritage
Aztec Ruins National Monument
has been designated an
outlier of Chaco Culture National Historical Park
World Heritage Site
and joins a select list of protected areas
around the world whose outstanding natural and cultural resources
form the common inheritance of all mankind

 
Erected 1987 by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.07′ N, 108° 0.016′ W. Marker is in Aztec, New Mexico, in San Juan County. Marker is on Ruins Road. Touch for map. The marker is affixed to the outside wall of the Aztec Ruins National Monument Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Aztec NM 87410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "For the Enlightenment of the Nation" (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named
Aztec Ruins National Monument Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 2, 2008
2. Aztec Ruins National Monument Visitor Center
Aztec Ruins National Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Aztec Ruins National Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Aztec (approx. 2.1 miles away); City of Bloomfield (approx. 8.7 miles away); Salmon Ruin (approx. 9.2 miles away); Harriet Belle Amsden Sammons (1876-1954) (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Categories. AnthropologyNative Americans
 
Aztec Ruins National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 2, 2008
3. Aztec Ruins National Monument
Aztec Ruins National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 2, 2008
4. Aztec Ruins National Monument
Aztec Ruins National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 2, 2008
5. Aztec Ruins National Monument
Aztec Ruins National Monument-Sign at the entrance to the park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 2, 2008
6. Aztec Ruins National Monument-Sign at the entrance to the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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