Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District

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Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District
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Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District is located in Arizona
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District is located in the US
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District
Nearest cityAdamana
Coordinates34°57′43″N 109°47′57″W / 34.962066°N 109.799059°W / 34.962066; -109.799059Coordinates: 34°57′43″N 109°47′57″W / 34.962066°N 109.799059°W / 34.962066; -109.799059
Area45 acres (18 ha)
NRHP reference #76000185
Added to NRHPJuly 12, 1976[1]

The Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District is part of the Petrified Forest National Park, and contains in excess of 650 petroglyphs, believed to have been created 1499-1000 AD. This Apache County site near Adamana, Arizona was listed on the National Register of Historic Places July 12, 1976.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs". National Park Service. U. S. Department of the Interior. Retrieved March 18, 2017.