PLANTS THAT WILL AMAZE YOU
How do they do it? Scorching heat, no water or flash floods, so much water you think everything will drown, raging fires and dust storms. Yet this land is teeming with life. The Sonoran Desert, the only place on earth where you will find the Giant Saguaro cactus, the Jumping Cholla and the Agave. Learn their secrets with “My Arizona Guide”.
ANIMALS THAT SCARE YOU OUT OF YOUR PANTS
Believe it or not, they are more afraid of you than you are of them. “My Arizona Guide” has an amazing collection of desert animals we would love to share with you. Face your fears and learn some of the unique adaptations of desert creatures.
GEOLOGY OF ARIZONA
Arizona has some of the most diverse geological features on the planet. The amazing Sonoran Desert with it’s many mountains and canyons and The Chihuahuan Desert, home of the “Sky Islands”. Northern Arizona with one of the world’s largest and most dense Ponderosa Pine conifer forests in the United States and of course the Colorado Plateau, home of one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. The canyon has some of the oldest exposed rocks on the planet, some as many as three billion years old. A geologists dream and let us not forget the great volcanic mountains in Flagstaff or Meteor and Sunset Craters. Arizona rocks!
Native peoples have thrived here for thousands of years only to disappear leaving behind evidence of their amazing culture. As much as we have learned, they leave us with more questions than answers. Explore one of the many archaeological sites in Arizona with “My Arizona Guide”.
Part of the superstition loop passes through the old mining communities of Globe, Miami and Superior. There are ghost towns in all them there hills. Arizona is littered with what is left of the hopes of men trying to strike it rich in the old west. “My Arizona Guide” likes to bring along metal detecters to see what we can find. You never know, the motherlode is out there. somewhere!
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