Shifting sands in Navajoland

Nijhuis, Michelle
June 2008
High Country News;6/23/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p8
The article relates the experiences of geologist Margaret Hiza Redsteer in visiting Navajo Reservation in Arizona. According to the author, Redsteer climbs back in the area to check the condition of the weather station as well as to measure and assess the implications and movement of large sand dunes. In addition, the author stresses that the reservation area is composed of fickle landscapes covered by one-third sand dunes with little sprouts of flowers and grasses. It also offers information on the result of the investigation as well as the developments in the area brought by the movement of sand dunes.


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