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    Chaco Culture

    National Historical Park New Mexico

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Brochures

Below are some brochures about Chaco Culture National Historical Park. (To get the Free Adobe Reader, which is required to read the pdf files, click here.)

A Brief History of Chaco Culture National Historical Park 8 1/2" x 14" (pdf 62kb)

The Chaco Night Sky 8 1/2 x 11 (pdf 35kb)

Bicycling in Chaco 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf 34kb)

Birds of Chaco - A Checklist 8 1/2 x 11(pdf 58kb)

Weather in Chaco Canyon 11 X 14 (pdf 59kb)

Backcountry Hiking Trails 8 1/2 X 11 (pdf 23kb)

Fossils from the Cretaceous Sea 8 1/2 X 11 (pdf 730kb)

Reptiles and Amphibians 8 1/2 X 11 (pdf 218kb)

Mammals of Chaco 8 1/2 X 11 (pdf 70kb)

Place Names 8 1/2 X 14 (pdf 57kb)

Pre-Columbian Chocolate Discovered at Chaco 8 1/2 X 11 (pdf 179kb)

Le Centre de la Culture Chacoan (French) 8 1/2 X 11 (pdf 326 KB)

El Centro de Cultura "Chacoana" (Spanish) 8 1/2 X 14 (pdf 395 KB)

Il Centro della Culturea "Chacoana" (Italian) 8 1/2 X 11 (pdf 388 kb)

Das Zentrum der Chacoischen Kultur (German) 8 1/2 X 14 (pdf 331 kb)

Did You Know?

photo of cylinder jars from Chaco

Archeologist Patricia Crown discovered evidence of cacao in a cylinder jar from Chaco! This may be the earliest importation and use of cocoa north of where it is grown. Cacao is now processed into chocolate, but the Mayans and (later) the Chacoans may have consumed a bitter beverage. More...