View of the Palace

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    Cliff Palace is with its 150 rooms and 23 kivas the largest dwelling of the whole of North America. It is estimated to have a population of approximately 100 people. Construction started around 1190 AD (based on ring dating) and continued till 1260 although most construction was finished in the first 20 years. From 1300 AD, the dwellings were abandoned.

    At Mesa Verde NP, Colorado, USA.

    c0gnate, space the final frontier, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. MrBlackSun 33 months ago | reply

      Un très grand merci!

    2. PicturesWild (andré & riette) 33 months ago | reply

      Amazing all the intricate stonework! Lovely shot, showing lots of detail!

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