Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks in New Mexico

Post On: 7 November 2014
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November 7, 2014

For those of you who love nature, try to visit New Mexico, United States, do not forget to stop in the Jemez Mountains. Precisely between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Because at the foot of the mountain, there is a unique stones are formed due to natural phenomena.

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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks in New Mexico
After read from Amusing Planet, as the name suggests, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, the area is filled with unique stone giant, tangible like a conical tent up. The rocks that are under the cliffs of Peralta Canyon. Many experts say that these rocks formed by volcanism and erosion that occurred 6-7 million years ago.

Cone-shaped stones that have a thickness of up to 1,000 feet. While the height varies from a few feet to 90 feet. Volcanic eruption that occurred millions of years ago to form the rock fragments, and over time, the air, and the water erodes the rocks, thus forming a cone.

Kasha-Katuwe area is the same area was not inhabited by humans more than seven thousand years. During the 15th century, the Pueblo Indians had stopped in this area and left some evidence of their existence and their habitats. In 2001, the area was designated a National Monument which is every year visited by domestic and foreign tourists.

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