Anasazi Stonework — 4 Comments

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  2. Ecological disaster in the form of extended drought is the prevalent thinking of why the pueblo cities were abandoned.

    I recommend taking a look at the Aztec Ruins National Monument on Google earth. You will note that the structure is built in a semi-circle with the opening facing the south. This is one of the earliest examples of passive solar heating, for the west wall blocked the hot summer afternoon sun.

    • Let’s see… They tapped out the local resources. The land couldn’t support that many people. Extreme environmental pressure. The culture was broken apart… Sound familiar?

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