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  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-05-27)
    The fifty-four Colorado Fourteeners— mountains more than 14,000 feet in elevation—were early symbols of westward expansion, mineral wealth, and wondrous scenery, and they are increasingly popular as environmental icons in ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-06-29)
    Sacred mountains are integral to the Navajo worldview, yet their land use is often incongruous with their spiritual significance. Nearly all of the land of the six massifs that are deeply symbolic within Navajo origin stories ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-06-29)
    The purpose of this article is to examine the portrayal of American Indians at the interpretive sites along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (NHT) in the Great Plains to see to what extent multicultural awareness ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-07-20)
    Rumors of a giant cross hidden deep in the Colorado Rocky Mountains finally proved true in 1873 with William Henry Jackson's photograph of Mount of the Holy Cross. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Thomas Moran further ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-06-29)
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-05-27)
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-06-29)
    Mountains stand tall in the quest for understanding nature-society interactions. To study this mountain symbolism without a careful consideration of how mountain literature reflects and shapes geographical imaginations ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-08-09)
    The glaciated ranges of southwestern Colorado constituting the San Juan Mountains are culturally significant to residents and visitors. As certain mountains are imbued with meaning, they become "peaks of identity," tangible ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.; Smith, Jeffrey S. (2010-05-27)
    The three Pueblo mission churches of San Esteban del Rey, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and San Joes de Laguna are the most visually striking structures in the western New Mexico pueblos of Acoma, Zuni, and Laguna. Prime ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.; Arreola, Daniel D. (2010-07-20)
    Residential subdivisions are often criticized for a lack of identity, yet this systematic analysis of subdivision names and landscape traits finds that identity actually flourishes in metropolitan Phoenix subdivisions. ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-07-20)
    Mount Taylor, a composite volcano in western New Mexico on the southeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau, is a signature landmark central to community identity. The seasonally snow-capped summit (elevation 11,301 ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    The Border Legion has a curious geography. Dr. Joe Wheeler states this book features "very little description of the topography or nature phenomena" (1975, p. 163), and he is right on target with this assessment. He goes ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    The Light of Western Stars has a fascinating geography. Set during the Mexican Revolution on the western flank of the Peloncillo Mountains in New Mexico's "Booth eel" region, astride the state line with Arizona, this region ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of the first publication by Harper & Brothers of The Lone Star Ranger, featming one of Zane Grey's best-known gunmen (Buck Duane) and one of his most memorable titles (Figure ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    Some of Zane Grey's most memorable and stirring geographic descriptions are featured in the pages of The Rainbow Trail. The passages devoted to Red Lake Trading Post, Navajo Mountain, and the Tsegi (spelled Sagi in this ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    The geography of Zane Grey's Western Union is one of the more straightforward among his oeuvre, with great faithfulness to place names, distances, directions, and landmarks. That is not to say, however, that this geography ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-05-27)
    Novels by Zane Grey crystallized a set of symbols for the American West in the minds of his millions of readers. He infused the frontier myth with vivid imagery of a sublime and beautiful landscape inhabited by heroic ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    Zane Grey was obsessed with climbing Wild Horse Mesa in southern Utah from the mo-ment he first saw its imposing Straight Cliffs from the Glass Mountains in 1913. He described the sight on his first expedition to Rainbow ...

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