The site was formerly known as the Canyon Diablo Crater, and scientists generally refer to it as Barringer Crater in honor of Daniel Barringer who was first to suggest that it was produced by meteorite impact.
Cleator, Yavapai County, Arizona
Created by Presidential proclamation on January 11, 2000, the 71,100 acre (288 kmē) monument has over 450 distinct Native American structures, some of large pueblos containing more than 100 rooms each.
Chinle, Apache County, Arizona
The monument covers 131 square miles (339 km2) and encompasses the floors and rims of the three major canyons: de Chelly, del Muerto, and Monument. These canyons were cut by streams with headwaters in the Chuska mountains.
Coconino County, Arizona
Sunset Crater was named for its brilliantly colored scoria deposits mantling the cone. Having erupted sometime between 1080 and 1150 AD, it is the youngest of the more than 550 vents of the vast San Francisco volcanic field.
The park was established as Saguaro National Monument on March 1, 1933 and changed to a national park on October 14, 1994. The total area of Saguaro National Park in 2002 was 143 square miles (370 kmē) of which 111 square miles (289 kmē) is wilderness.
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, 85007
The design of the Capitol is optimized for the desert climate of Arizona. The thick masonry walls insulate the interior, while skylights and round "bullseye" clerestory windows let heat out.
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
This 523,619-square-foot, 34-story tower is Arizona's tallest residential structure. The building's design was inspired by Jennifer J.L. Jones' painting named "Five Elements."