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U.S. Highway 163 – Monument Valley, Utah

September 29, 2015

Monument Valley, Utah U.S. Route 163 (also U.S. Highway 163, US 163) is a 64-mile (103 km) U.S. Highway that runs from US 160 northward to US 191 in the U.S. states of Arizona and Utah. The southernmost 44 miles of its length is within the Navajo Nation. The highway forms part of the Trail of the Ancients, a National Scenic Byway. The highway cuts through the heart of Monument Valley and has been featured in numerous movies and commercials.…

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Monument Valley with Cumulus Clouds

September 23, 2015

Monument Valley (Navajo: Tsé Biiʼ Ndzisgaii, meaning valley of the rocks) is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1,000 ft (300 m) above the valley floor. It is located on the Arizona-Utah state line (around 36°59′N 110°6′W), near the Four Corners area. The valley lies within the range of the Navajo Nation Reservation and is accessible from U.S. Highway 163. The valley, featured in many forms of media since…

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Agathla Peak Monument Valley Arizona

September 22, 2015

Agathla Peak is a peak south of Monument Valley, Arizona, which rises over 1500 feet above the surrounding terrain. It is 7 miles north of Kayenta and is visible from U.S. Route 163. The English designation Agathla is derived from the Navajo name aghaałą́ meaning ‘much wool’, apparently for the fur of antelope and deer accumulating on the rock. The mountain is considered sacred by the Navajo, and is part of the Navajo Volcanic Field in the southern Colorado Plateau.…

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Dallas Cowboy’s Stadium – 09/08/2012

September 9, 2012

Dallas Cowboy’s Stadium Saturday, September 8, 2012 Arlington, Texas Cowboy’s Stadium serves as the home of the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys. It replaced the partially covered Texas Stadium, which opened in 1971, and served as the Cowboys’ home through the 2008 season. The stadium seats 80,000, making it the second largest stadium in the NFL by seating capacity. The maximum capacity of the stadium, including standing room, is 110,000. The stadium is the largest domed stadium in the world,…

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The Omni Hotel – Sky Replacement

August 21, 2012

The Omni Hotel – Sky Replacement 555 South Lamar Street Dallas, TX 75202 The Omni Dallas Hotel is a 23-story, 1001-room hotel at the Convention Center District in Dallas, Texas. Groundbreaking occurred on September 15, 2009. The building was topped out on October 21, 2010. The $500 million hotel is owned by the City of Dallas and is attached directly to the Dallas Convention Center. The hotel formally opened on November 11, 2011. The hotel features several restaurants and bars. It…

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