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Ancient Observatories: Chaco Canyon
Sense of Place (Video)
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Date: December 2, 2010
Running Time: 00:01:04
See how patterns of light change throughout the day at Chaco, and hear G.B. Cornucopia and Shelly Valdez share their impressions of the phenomena of light cycles in Chaco Canyon.
Chaco Canyon is a shallow, ten-mile canyon situated in the northwest corner of New Mexico. Seventy miles from the nearest town and accessible only by washboard dirt roads, it's remote by today's standards. The canyon itself has been carved from ancient sea beds by centuries of erosion. Millions of years ... More »

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Sense of Place (Video)
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00:01:04
Sense of Place (Video)
12/2/2010   
See how patterns of light change throughout the day at Chaco, and hear G.B. Cornucopia and S ...
 
0:59:00
Ancient Observatories: Chaco Canyon (Webcast)
12/21/2004   
Join the Live@ crew and NASA scientists as we delve into the ancient knowledge of the Chacoan ...
 
00:03:02
Your Shadow Knows (Video)
10/7/2004   
Join us in Chaco Canyon to think about what we can learn from watching shadows. ...
 
00:03:43
Sun Stories (Video)
10/7/2004   
The sun holds an honored place in the lives of Southwestern Native Americans. Hear insights into ...
 
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Alignments at Chaco Canyon: Wijiji (Video)
10/7/2004   
Time-lapse footage of light moving across a pictograph at Wijiji 931. ...