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River Ruin, in the San Juan River basin, is situated well below Cedar Mesa and Comb Ridge. Traveling between the upland mesa and river corridor gives a sense of connectivity - for the Ancient Ones and wildlife. Bears Ears and Cedar Mesa hold the history of the Ancient Puebloan People in canyon ruins, petroglyphs and pictographs, and in 12,000 years of occupation left behind. Thousands of these Native American sites remain undiscovered and in need of protection. On December 4, 2017, Bears Ears National Monument was reduced by an unprecedented 85%; Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by 50%. iLCP rapid photography expedition to Bears Ears National Monument, Utah - December, 2017
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Bears Ears National Monument
River Ruin, in the San Juan River basin, is situated well below Cedar Mesa and Comb Ridge. Traveling between the upland mesa and river corridor gives a sense of connectivity - for the Ancient Ones and wildlife. Bears Ears and Cedar Mesa hold the history of the Ancient Puebloan People in canyon ruins, petroglyphs and pictographs, and in 12,000 years of occupation left behind. Thousands of these Native American sites remain undiscovered and in need of protection. On December 4, 2017, Bears Ears National Monument was reduced by an unprecedented 85%; Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by 50%.  iLCP rapid photography expedition to Bears Ears National Monument, Utah - December, 2017