Upside-down Mountain

Upside-down Mountain (HM1CU7)

Location: Kayenta, AZ 86033 Navajo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 40.698', W 110° 32.454'

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Navajo National Monument

Hidden away in Tsegi Canyon's wilderness of bare rock, sand, and sparse vegetation are surprising pockets of luxuriant growth. Betatakin Canyon—home to a village of prehistoric cliff-dwellings farmers—is one of these oases. Fir Canyon, over to your right, is another.

The deeper and narrower the canyon, the less sunshine reaches into its depths. Less sunshine means less evaporation of rainwater, so plant life flourishes. You could say that the climate of Fir Canyon is like an inverted mountain: there's a gradation downward toward cooler and more humid conditions in the bottom—with plants and animals to match.
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HM NumberHM1CU7
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Placed ByNational Park Service-United States Department of the Interior
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 2:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 541020 N 4059284
Decimal Degrees36.67830000, -110.54090000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.698', W 110° 32.454'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 41.88" N, 110° 32' 27.24" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-609 Indn Rte 221, Kayenta AZ 86033, US
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