Thursday, August 13, 2020

Large Binocular Telescope

One of the most sophisticated optical telescopes in the world with two 8.4 m large mirrors. Built in 1996 - 2004. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.70139 N...

Hoover Dam

Comparatively old and enormous dam for hydropower station, 221 m high. The structure is adorned with details in Art Deco style and was constructed...

The old Navajo Bridge

The oldest of two steel arch bridges across Grand Canyon. Both are more than 140 m above the river, 254 and 277 m long,...

Hoover Dam Bridge

Bridge with the widest concrete arch in Americas, length of span - 320 m. Total length of bridge 579 m. Bridge is built across...

San Jose de Tumacacori church

Spanish colonial church from the late 18th century. A mission was established here in 1691. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.56856 N 111.05087 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Mission San Xavier del Bac

This Franciscan mission was constructed in the late 18th century in Baroque stye. The architecture and arts of the sumptuous structures unite European and...

Arcosanti

This experimental town was built according to the principles of arcology - fusion of architecture and ecology. Construction of the unusual arched constructions started...

White Tank Mountain petroglyphs

Diverse petroglyphs etched in boulders, most likely by Hohokams. It is possible that one petroglyph depicts supernova which happened in 1006 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.58641...

V-bar-V Heritage site

Large petroglyph site with 1,032 petroglyphs. These drawings were made in 1050 - 1400 AD in a specific style which is now called a...

Painted Rocks in Arizona

Group of boulders with hundreds of petroglyphs. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0232 N 113.04892 W Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Arizona, Maricopa County,...