This fourth edition of David Grant Noble's indispensable guide to archaeological ruins of the American Southwest includes updated text and many newly opened archaeological sites. From Alibates Flint Quarries in Texas to the Zuni-Acoma Trail in New Mexico, readers are provided with such favorites as Chaco Canyon and new treasures such as Sears Kay Ruin. In addition to descriptions of each site, Noble provides time-saving tips for the traveler, citing major highways, nearby towns and the facilities they offer, campgrounds, and other helpful information. Filled with photos of ruins, petroglyphs, and artifacts, as well as maps, this is a guide every traveler needs when exploring the Southwest.
David Grant Noble is a writer, editor, photographer, and archaeological guide who has long studied the Southwest's deep history and archaeology and traveled widely to photograph ruins, rock art, and landscapes. He is the author or editor of a dozen books, including In the Places of the Spirits and Living the Ancient Southwest. His photographs can be viewed at www.davidgrantnoble.com. Noble has received awards from the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society and the Western National Parks Association. He resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.