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Eleanor Morris's Adventure Guide to Arizona (Hunter Travel Guides) PDF

By Eleanor Morris

ISBN-10: 0585041725

ISBN-13: 9780585041728

ISBN-10: 1556507259

ISBN-13: 9781556507250

This advisor is a part of a chain concentrating on open air actions reminiscent of mountain climbing, cycling, mountain climbing, horseback using, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. historic and different history info is equipped, in addition to accomplished shuttle information.

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Their ancestors are believed to have been archaic hunter-gatherers who lived in Arizona for several thousand years. They also drew from Mesoamerican civilization. They settled in the lower Salt and middle Gila River basins; a ruin of a four-story Hohokam structure can be seen today at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument near Phoenix. The Hohokam abandoned their lands for unknown reasons. The Sinagua Indians arrived in the area sometime in the 14th century. The Apache and Navaho moved into eastern Arizona in the 16th and 17th centuries.

The United States annexed the area of Arizona north of the Gila River as part of the spoils of victory from the Mexican War of 1846-48. It became part of the New Mexico Territory in 1850. The Page 7 land south of the Gila River was acquired from Mexico through the Gadsden Purchase (1853). Since settlers were mainly from the South, during the Civil War sentiment was predominantly for the Confederacythere was even a battle at Picacho Pass, just south of Tucson, in April of 1862. Arizona was created as a separate Union territory in 1863.

__ Travel with a companion. File a hiking plan with someone who is staying behind and check in with revisions so you can be found if something goes wrong. __ Be in shape. Don't push past your limits. Allow time to acclimate to altitude. __ Always take fresh water with you, especially in the desert, where heat can be deceiving and water may not be available. A gallon of water per person, per day is recommended for summertime desert travel. __ Pack extra food just in case something goes wrong and you're out longer than you planned.

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