He also negotiated (at the end of 1853) the sale of the Mesilla valley (now Arizona) to the United States, but the purchase money was soon dissipated.
Among the Hopi (Moqui) of Arizona the serpent figures largely in one of the dances.
Mearnsi of Arizona and Sonora, and C. 1.
The builders of Casas Grandes, in Chihuahua, evidently belonged to the Pueblo tribes of Arizona and New Mexico.
Arizona, Museum-Gates Expedition of 1901; Report U.S. National Museum, 1901; Ales.
The rainfall is sufficient for good grazing, but except in the Flathead valley cultivation was long considered to be dependent on irrigation; and consequently farming was only incidental to stock raising and mining until after 1870, and as late as 1900 the ratio of improved farm land to the total land area was less than in any other state or territory except New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona and Hawaii.
It contains the largest copper producing district in the world, and in 1907 mined more copper than any other state or territory except Arizona; this metal constituted nearly three-fourths in value of the state's mining products in 1907, the total value being $60,663,511 and that of copper $44, 8 5 2, 75 8.
By Utah and Arizona, the Colorado River separating it in part from the latter state, and S.
Louisiana produced in 1899 only a fifth as great a value in subtropic fruits as Arizona and Texas combined.
Han nodded, and Damian trotted into the 20,000-square-foot mansion in the middle of the Arizona desert he called home.
He would be going to Arizona and she to California.
California and Arizona have each a soecies of Platanus, a dying-out genus.
It is thus a common mineral in all copper mines, and sometimes occurs in large masses, as in Arizona and in South Australia, where it has been worked as an ore of copper, of which element it contains 55%.
Corner of Arizona and flows S.W.
Nevada, and thence past the Colorado river into Arizona, is one of the richest mineral belts in the world.
In the second place it was necessary to form a territorial government for the remainder of the territory acquired from Mexico, including that now occupied by Nevada and Utah, and parts of Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
Helodermatidae, with Heloderma of Arizona and Mexico, and Lanthanotus of Borneo.
The results of the first cycle of erosion are seen in the widespread exposure of the resistant Carboniferous limestone as a broad platform in the south-western area of greater uplift through central Arizona, where the higher formations were worn away; and in the development of a series of huge, south-facing, retreating escarpments of irregular outline on the edges of the higher formations farther north.
In June 1910 the President approved an enabling act providing for the admission of Arizona and New Mexico as separate states.
The only ones west of the Mississippi are Kansas and Oklahoma, and Arizona and New Mexico in the west.
I'm from Arizona, but I've spent the last three summers within 5 miles of this place.
Sure, his experience was the result of years in the Arizona mountains, but let him try to find his way around Los Angeles.
New Mexico (then including the present Arizona) and Utah were organized without any prohibition of slavery (each being left free to decide for or against, on admission to statehood), and a rigid fugitive slave law was enacted; these were concessions to the South.
The hydrated carbonate, bismutite, is of less importance; it occurs in Cornwall, Bolivia, Arizona and elsewhere.
In Los Angeles also are the collections of the Southwest Society (1904; for southern California, Arizona and New Mexico) of the Archaeological Institute of America.
There is a large wholesale trade with southern California, with Arizona and with the gold-fields of Nevada, with which Los Angeles is connected by railway.
In Arizona, Mexico and Peru, reservoirs and aqueducts prove that hydrotechny was understood.
Irrigation and terrace culture were practised at several points on the Pacific slope from Arizona to Peru.
Their basketry, both in Canada and in Arizona, was coiled work.
These cover Arizona and New Mexico, with extensions into Colorado on the north and Mexico on the south.
Rocks of Silurian age, however, are known at some points in Arizona, Nevada and southern California.
The Arid Transition life-zone comprises the western part of the Dakotas, north-eastern Montana, and irregular areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas, covering for the most part the eastern base of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada Mountains and the higher parts of the Great Basin and the plateaus.
The Lower Sonoran zone comprises the most arid parts of the United States: south-western Texas, south-western Arizona and a portion of northern Arizona, southern Nevada and a large part of southern California.
There is some resemblance to the Tropical life-zone at the south-eastern extremity of Texas, but this zone in the United States is properly restricted to southern Florida and the lower valley of the Colorado along the border of California and Arizona, and the knowledge of the latter is very imperfect.
New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the eastern part of the country, Louisiana in the south, and New Mexico, Arizona, California and Montana in the western part are distinctively Roman Catholic states, with not less than 63% of these in the total church body.
Colorado ($22,871,000), Alaska ($19,858,800), California ($19,329,700), Nevada ($11,689,400), South Dakota ($7,742,200), Utah ($3,946,700), Montana ($3,160,000) and Arizona ($2,500,000)
The three leading producing states or Territories of the Union are, and since the early eighties have been, Arizona, Montana and Michigan.
In Utah, Arizona and Oregon.
Arizona and Sonora (L.
Bancroft, History of Arizona and New Mexico (San Francisco, 1884); and Henry Inman, The Old Santa Fe Trail (New York, 1897).
The meteoric iron of Arizona, some of which contains diamond, is actually found in and about a huge crater which is supposed by some to have been formed by an immense meteorite penetrating the earth's crust.
Some of the corporations constructing works for the sale of water built structures of notable size, such, for example, as the Sweet-water and Hemet dams of southern California, the Bear river canal of Utah, and the Arizona canal, taking water from Salt river, Arizona.
Similarly, near Yuma in Arizona, a project was undertaken for carrying the waters of the main canal on the California side under the Colorado river by a siphon.
It is connected with the railways of the United States by a branch of the Southern Pacific from Benson, Arizona, and is 230 m.
From 1878 to 1881 he was governor of the territory of Arizona, and in the last year of his life he was appointed by act of congress a major-general and placed on the retired list.
By Nevada and Arizona, from which last it is separated by the Colorado river, and S.
The Colorado desert (together with the lower Gila Valley of Arizona) is the hottest part of the United States.
The peculiarities of the climate, especially its division into two seasons, make Californian (and Southern Arizona) agriculture very different from that of the rest of the country.
The middle division covers approximately the same region as the lower one, and in addition it is found in Texas, Oklahoma, Indian Territory, Arizona, in western Montana, and possibly in western Wisconsin.
Along with New Mexico and Arizona, Colorado has become more and more a sanitarium for the other portions of the Union.
The western division of the El Paso & South-Western system, connecting El Paso and Benson, Arizona, crosses New Mexico just N.
The other Indians live on reservations, of which there are three: the Mescalero Apache reservation, in Otero county, containing 554 Indians in 190o; the Jicarilla Apache reservation, in Rio Arriba county, with a population of 829; and the Navaho reservation, in Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, which contains in that part of it situated in New Mexico a population of 2480.
As originally constituted, the Territory included, besides most of its present area, nearly all of what is now Arizona, and a small portion of the present Colorado.
On the 6th of November 1906 the question of the joint admission of New Mexico and Arizona as a single state bearing the name of the latter Territory was submitted to a vote of their citizens.
Or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico (Boston, 1891); W.
Bancroft, Arizona and New Mexico (San 2 Under the republic until 1837 the governor was officially designated as jefe politico; after that date as gobernador.
Bancroft, Arizona and New Mexico (San Francisco, 1888), and, for critical opinions, G.
Jamesii is a well-defined species occurring in the mountains of Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona, and also in Mexico.
New Mexico and Arizona are no better.
The Proterozoic formations have yielded a few fossils in several places, especially Montana and northern Arizona; but they are so imperfect, their numbers, whether of individuals or of species, are so small, and the localities where they occur so few, that they are of little service in correlation throughout the United States.
It appears in the cores of some of the western mountains, in some of the deep canyons of the west, as in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado in northern Arizona, and over considerable areas in northern Wiscpnsin and Minnesota, in New England and the piedmont plateau east of the Appalachian Mountains, and in a few other situations.
Deep, hardly wider at the top than at the bottom, in the heavy Triassic sandstones of southern Utah; but the most famous example is the Grand Canyon (qv.) of Arizona, eroded by the Colorado river across the uplifted platform of Carboniferous limestone.