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April 19, 2006 | Julie Cart, Times Staff Writer
VERMILION CLIFFS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. -- The 3 million acres of federal land in the Arizona Strip have their remote geography to thank for preserving their spectacular red sandstone escarpments, slot canyons, rock art and ruins of ancient pueblos. One of the last places in the Lower 48 to be mapped, the strip, in the northwestern corner of the state, is today bypassed by major highways and mostly devoid of gas stations, hotels and other visitor services.
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April 19, 2006 | Julie Cart, Times Staff Writer
VERMILION CLIFFS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. -- The 3 million acres of federal land in the Arizona Strip have their remote geography to thank for preserving their spectacular red sandstone escarpments, slot canyons, rock art and ruins of ancient pueblos. One of the last places in the Lower 48 to be mapped, the strip, in the northwestern corner of the state, is today bypassed by major highways and mostly devoid of gas stations, hotels and other visitor services.
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December 1, 2000 | From Associated Press
President Clinton has named four new national monuments in Arizona this year, and he may not be done yet. Less than two months before leaving office, his interior secretary inspected another Sonoran Desert candidate Thursday. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt led an entourage onto a remote, pristine hilltop in the Sand Tank Mountains on the Barry M.
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