Shiprock Tourism, New Mexico

Sunday, February 24th 2013. | Mexico

shiprock nm Shiprock Tourism, New Mexico

Shiprock is the culmination of a very special mountain with its natural beauty that can’t be said and also very amazing Hill flanked. This place is rising almost 9.708 feet above the plain of high desert in the Navajo Nation in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Shiprock has a peak elevation of 7,177 feet above sea level. Shiprock is composed of fractured volcanic breccia and black dikes igneous rock called minute. Erosional remnants of the throat and volcanoes, and volcanic breccia formed in a diatreme. Originally set up 2, 500 to 3000 feet below the Earth’s surface, but is exposed after millions of years of erosion. This wall as sheets of minute, known as dikes, radiate from the establishment of the Centre. Radiometric age determines the minute establish that these volcanic rocks solidified about 27 million years ago. And in the northeastern part of the Navajo volcanic field includes intrusions and current minute and other unusual igneous rocks that formed about 25 million years ago, which is pretty amazing.

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Shiprock eroded volcanic plume 1700 feet of sacred to the Navajos as Tse Bi dahi, or rocks with wings. The name is derived from the ancient myths that tell how the rock was once a large bird that transported the progenitor of the Navajos to land Northwest of New Mexico. Suddenly the ground rose from under their feet to become big bird. For night birds fly to the South and settled in the sunset. The legend of the rock seems more likely to be the metaphor suggests the magical powers the site to lift the human spirit over the issues of everyday life into the consciousness of the Supreme Spirit. From ancient times to more recent times, even the Tse Bi indeed important pilgrimage place, the destination of young people who engage in the rigors of solitary vision quests. This Rock climb in 1939. Since 1970, it has been necessary, the climber was given once again the respect due to the holy site of Navajo. Every day, many travelers who come here. Because of the natural beauty that is very pure. Hotels here are also filled with tourists because here at the hotel complete with facilities suitable for your vacation. If you want to find and eat here there is also a very good restaurant with traditional cuisine. You do not hesitate to come back here. Because of this winter’s very well suited this place. Good luck. ?

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