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Arizona “Must-See”     アリゾナ州の紹介



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          アリゾナ州の地図等

 
Apache Trail1), Apache Junction to Globe

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum2, 3), Tucson

Canyon de Chelly National Monument1), Navajo Indian Reservation
 
Grand Canyon National Park1, 4, 5), Grand Canyon    Colorado River   Grand Canyon 国立公園
National Geographic - Amazing Flight Over The Grand Canyon (video)
The Grand Canyon Skywalk (videos):  1  |  2  |  3  |         More Skywalks
12167 170111  Theodore Roosevelt makes Grand Canyon a national monument - Jan 11, 1908 - HISTORY.com
Deconstructing History Grand Canyon Video - Grand Canyon - HISTORY.com
The Grand Canyon Video - Grand Canyon - HISTORY.com  origins of the Grand Canyon
President    Theodore Roosevelt    #26  |  National Parks  |  Arizona


Lake Mead National Recreation Area     Arizona, Nevada    3131 130822 
Lake Mead National Recreation Area - Bing Images
Lake Mead National Recreation Area - YouTube
Lake Mead NRA - YouTube
Lake Mead National Recreation Area - Wikipedia


Monumental Valley Navajo Tribal Park 1), Navajo Indian Reservation
4951 140203  Mars and Orion over Monument Valley  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA February 2, 2014
Monument Valley - Wikipedia   Arizona  /  Utah
Astronomy page


Old Tucson Studio, Tucson

Petrified Forest National Park (Videos)1, 4,  5), near Holbrook    Petrified Forest 国立公園
Petrified Forest National Park (Videos):  1  |  2
Petrified Forest National Park is most famous for its large deposits of petrified wood.     our Petrified Wood page     珪化木

Painted Desert1, 4), northeastern Arizona - 
Slide Rock State Park

Saguaro National Park1, 5) , Tucson  1  |  2       Saguaro 国立公園  
Saguaro and many kinds of cacti
3202 130829  Saguaro National Park  Arizona
Saguaro National Park - Bing Images
Saguaro National Park - Wikipedia

Saguaro National Park National Parks Traveler: Birding In The National Parks: Telling The Birds From The Cacti At Saguaro National Park
Saguaro National Park - YouTube  |  Beautiful Arizona - The Saguaro Cactus - YouTube  |  Saguaro National Park West - YouTube  | 
Sabino Highlight Reel - YouTube  |  Wildlife Cameras - YouTube  |  National Parks BioBlitz at Saguaro National Park - YouTube

Saguaro National Park - wildlife - Bing Images
Wildlife Interactions with Saguaros - Saguaro National Park
our National Park page  |  our MN & WI Park and Nature Center page


San Xavier del Bac Mission1), southwest of Tucson

Sedona4)

Tombstone1, 4), southeastern Arizona  - O.K. Corral Gunfight Site - OK 牧場の決闘サイト (Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Virgil and Morgan Earp fought Billy & Ike Clanton, Tom and Frank McLaury, and Billy Claiborne, October 26, 1881)   Click  1  |  2   for more info.    O.K.牧場のガンファイトサイト   Bird Cage Theatre     See our Wild West Frontier Fest photos | Jessie James Bank Robbery Re-Enactment photo (Meet Jessie James) 
11026 160319    March 19, 1848    Happy birthday Wyatt Earp!
Biography.com  Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp (1994) - IMDb
Gunfight at the OK Corral (WILD WEST HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) - YouTube
WYATT EARP - THE REAL STORY OF THE LEGEND (WILD WEST HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) - YouTube

Wyatt Earp - Wikipedia 
March 19, 1848 – January 13, 1929, an American Old West gambler, a deputy sheriff in Pima County, and deputy town marshal in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, who took part in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, during which lawmen killed three outlaw Cowboys. He is often regarded as the central figure in the shootout in Tombstone, although his brother Virgil was Tombstone city marshal and Deputy U.S. Marshal that day, and had far more experience as a sheriff, constable, marshal, and soldier in combat....
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral - Wikipedia
Outlaws and Lawmen


4179 131128  Joshua Tree Time-Lapse Video Hopes To Help Save A Southern California Treasure  (Huffington Post, Anna Almendrala, 11/27/2013)
Yucca brevifolia - Wikipedia  Joshua tree is native to southwestern
North America: California, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada

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Specials

Blue Corn1) (Hopi Indians)

More telescopes are located near Tucson then anywhere else1).


Abundant Wildlife1): 37 kinds of Lizards  see
reptiles and amphibians of Arizona
For example, Saguaro cacti host many birds such as elf owls, gilded flickers, and Gila woodpeckers. Also, Gambel’s quail2), roadrunners, wild pigs2), coyotes2), bighorn sheep, mule deer, bobcats2), mountain lions2), eight-eyed wolf spiders, tarantulas, scorpions, Gila monsters, and rattlesnakes are seen in Arizona.  Check
our bobcat and mountain lion (Cougar) photos

Arizona Desert: Weather, Critters, Plants, Nature and Environment | Nature Conservancy in Arizona

America’s largest meteor crater1): Meteor Crater (Barringer Crater), Winslow 
1 2
121217  America’s largest meteor crater: Meteor Crater (Barringer Crater), Winslow, Arizona: Videos  1  |  2  | 
Meteor Crater | Barringer Meteorite Crater |
Meteor Crater (Wikipedia)    バリンジャー・クレーター   

7970 141212  Best in the US 2015 - Lonely Planet  12/10/2014
1. Queens, New York, 2. Western South Dakota, 3. New Orleans, Louisiana, 4. Colorado River region, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona: 280-mile stretch from Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead through the Grand Canyon - many rated rapids, beaches, and ancient ruins, 5. North Conway, New Hampshire, 6. Indianapolis, Indiana, 7. Greenville, South Carolina, 8. Oakland, California, 9. Duluth, Minnesota, 10. Mount Shasta region, California

Jumping Cactus, Arizona: Videos -  1  Jumping Cactus! Too funny!  |  How Jumping Cactus Stick to You  |  Jumping Cholla- host Kim Stone
Jumping Cholla (See microscopic barbs) | What do Arizona jumping cactuses    
ジャンプするサボテン
A few days ago, David, who used to live in Arizona, informed us of weird "Jumping Cactus." "David, Thanks so much for the info." Nov. 16, 2012
"Jumping cactus" remind us of Burdock Seeds.


3416 130916  "Arizona Monsoon"  Watch for flash floods - Phoenix camping Examiner.com:  In Arizona, monsoon season from July through September, flash floods
Arizona's monsoon season causing flash floods - YouTube
Flash flood Hwy 98 Page, AZ  
Flash Flood Antelope Canyon, August 12, 1997

Insane Flash Flooding, Antelope Canyon and Page, Arizona, August   

North American Monsoon - Wikipedia -
The North American monsoon, variously known as the Southwest United States monsoon, the Mexican monsoon, or the Arizona monsoon
Monsoon - Wikipedia

our Weather page 

5281 140307  It's Spring Break time! 
Spring Break Ideas: Horseshoe Bend - just outside of Page, Arizona  (GrindTV, Travis Burke, 02/27/2014)
Bucket List: Capturing light, color, and texture in Antelope Canyon, Arizona
  (GrindTV, Travis Burke, 03/01/2013)
Bucket List: Gaining access to Arizona's world famous Wave
  (GrindTV, Travis Burke, 03/08/2013)    Arizona State page
Spring Break USA vs. Japanese -  Letter 39  English | Japanese
Spring Break - Bing Images

Spring break - Wikipedia
Top Spring Break 2014 Destinations - StudentCity

The Official Website for Panama City Beach Spring Break 2014    Florida State page
Spring Break Ideas  Travel Channel
College Spring Break Destinations - Travel Channel
2011 Maxim Spring Break Madness - YouTube

RIU Santa Fe Bar Spring Break Party Cabo Mexico - YouTube
Spring Break Skiing at Ski Apache, New Mexico - YouTube    New Mexico State page


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Famous People1): Geronimo, George W. P. Hunt, Percival Lowell, Sandra Day O’Connor, and more. Click here
for more famous people.

13563 171117  U.S. establishes Fort Buchanan - Nov 17, 1856 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Franklin Pierce    #14    |    James Buchanan    #15

Arizona


born March 31, 1927    Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez - Activist - Biography.com  videos
Cesar Chavez Day - Wikipedia
Cesar Chavez - Wikipedia 
March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993, an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962.
Arizona  |  California


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Arizona | Phoenix (Capital) | Tucson |  Mesa  |  Glendale |  Chandler

Largest Cities in Arizona   

Tourism | Arizona Guide

Top Places to See in Arizona  | Top 10 Attractions



アリゾナ州の旅行ガイド

7203 140918  Bucketlist » Most Popular Bucket List Ideas
Forget the bucket list: these are the things you should avoid before you die Jessica Reed Comment is free theguardian.com  Jessica Reed, 09/15/2014
What's a "bucket list"? - Quora
Kick the bucket  phrases.org.uk
5793 140426 / 0918  25 Insanely Breathtaking Places to Visit Before You Die - Purple Clover  Skylar Harrison, 04/17/2014
North America:
United States:  Antelope Canyon, Arizona;  Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Wyoming;  Fly Geyser, Nevada    
Mexico:  Underwater River, Cenote Angelita; Naica Mine
South America:  Salar de Uyni, Bolivia;  Caño Cristales River, Colombia;  Patagonia Marble Caves, Chile;
Africa:  Lake Natron, Tanzania;  Underwater Waterfall, Mauritius Island, Mauritius;  Deadvlei, Namibia; 
Asia: Sea of Stars, Vaadhoo Island, Maldives;  Pamukkale Hot Springs, Turkey
China:  Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu;  Reed Flute Caves;  Yuanyang County;  Tianzi Mountains         
Eurasia:  Turquoise Ice, Lake Baikal, Russia
Europe: Tunnel of Love, Klevan, Ukraine;  Skaftafell Ice Cave, Iceland;  Sentinels of the Arctic, Finland;  Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland;  Highlands, Iceland
Australia/New Zealand:  Glowworm Caves, Waitomo, New Zealand;  Lake Hillier, Australia
Kicking the Bucket List - The New Yorker  Rebecca Mead, 09/11/2014
The Bucket List Official Trailer #1 - (2007) HD - YouTube
The Bucket List (2007) - IMDb
5236 140302 
Dying Man Checks Off Bucket List, Captures All On Video  (AOL, 03/02/2014)
5207 140228 
20 things everyone should do at least once  (MSN Living)


7580 141030  Go Here and Double the Population: The Tiniest Towns in America  Yahoo Travel, Jordanna Lippe, 10/30/2014
For example, Monowi, Nebraska - Pop: 1; Freeport, Kansas - Pop: 5; Last Springs, Wyoming - Pop: 4; Gross, Nebraska - Pop: 2; Tortilla Flat, Arizona - Pop: 6; Buford, Wyoming - Pop: 1
States & D.C. 


7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
America's Most Dangerous Cities 2014 Edition  Huffington Post, Simon McCormack, 11/11/2014
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014    1. Detroit, Michigan, 2. Oakland, California, 3. Memphis, Tennessee, 4. St. Louis, Missouri, 5. Cleveland, Ohio, 6. Baltimore, Maryland, 7. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8. Birmingham, Alabama, 9. Newark, New Jersey, 10. Kansas City, Missouri
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Little Rock, Arkansas, 2. Rockford, Illinois, 3. New Haven, Connecticut, 4. Hartford, Connecticut, 5. Springfield, Missouri, 6. Springfield, Massachusetts, 7. Paterson, New Jersey, 8. Lansing, Michigan, 9. Beaumont, Texas, 10. Richmond, California   
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Safest Cities over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Irvine, California, 2. Gilbert, Arizona, 3. Fremont, California, 4. Santa Clarita, California, 5. Henderson, Nevada, 6. Plano, Texas, 7. Scottsdale, Arizona, 8. Virginia Beach, Virginia, 9. Garland, Texas, 10. Chandler, Arizona
Crime in America 2015  Law Street
Uniform Crime Reports - Wikipedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Wikipedia
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Wikipedia
Intelligence agency  Wikipedia
List of intelligence agencies  Wikipedia
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  Wikipedia
National_Security_Agency (NSA)  Wikipedia
America, States & D.C.

7944 141208  America's least educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 12/08/2014    1. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona, 2. Dalton, Georgia, 3. El Centro, California, 4. Farmington, New Mexico, 5. Hanford-Corcoran, California
America's most educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 11/26/2014   1. Boulder, Colo., 2. Ann Arbor, Mich., 3. Corvallis, Ore., 4. Ithaca, N.Y., 5. Lawrence, Kan., 6. Iowa City, Iowa, 7. Ames, Iowa, 8. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif., 9. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn., 10. Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.
America, States & D.C.

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References
1) Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
2) Art, one of our friends
3)
Explore America Info
4) Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
5) Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21



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