Totem pole - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Totem pole
The Totem Pole is a pillar or rock spire found in Monument Valley. It is a highly eroded remnant of a butte.Deserts at the end of the Permian period, 260 million years ago, formed the De Chelly and Wingate Sandstones that make up the buttes, totems, and mesas in Monument Valley The Totem Pole rises next to a gathering of thicker spires the Navajo called Yei Bi Chei and can be seen via a self-guided Valley Drive.
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A hogan is the primary, traditional dwelling of the Navajo people. Other traditional structures include the summer shelter, the underground home, and the sweat house. A hogan can be round, cone-shaped, multi-sided, or square; with or without internal posts; timber or stone walls and packed with earth in varying amounts or a bark roof for a summer house, with the door facing east to welcome the rising sun for wealth and good fortune.
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Moccasin Arch is a large pothole natural arch eroded in DeChelly sandstone. It is one of several nice arches which are included in the commercial Monument Valley tours that go to the area south of the self-guided loop drive. It is located within the boundaries of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
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Camel Butte is a peak in Arizona and has an elevation of 5617 feet. Camel Butte is situated nearby to The Tumb. it is one of Monument Valley's signature landmarks.
Ear of the Wind
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Ear of the Wind is a pothole natural arch eroded in DeChelly sandstone. It is one of several nice arches which are included in the commercial Monument Valley tours that go to the area south of the self-guided loop drive. This arch is within the boundaries of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and a Navajo guide is required for any visitation.
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Navajo County is in the northern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. It contains parts of the Hopi Indian reservation, the Navajo Nation, and Fort Apache Indian Reservation, one of the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in North America.