Browsing Geography Faculty Research and Publications by Author "Blake, Kevin S."

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Browsing Geography Faculty Research and Publications by Author "Blake, Kevin S."

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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. (2010-06-29)
  • 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. (2010-05-27)
    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 ...

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