"Hinkson Ranch" Pueblo


Chaco Culture, Chaco Culture Influenced, New Mexico, constructed 950 C.E. - 1250 C.E.; located approximately 35 kilometers (22 miles) south-southwest of Zuni Pueblo. The Great Kiva (the largest known in the Chacoan world) is 34 meters (111 feet) in diameter, surrounded by a masonry wall (between 60 centimeter and 1 meter thick), was roofless and probably used as a ceremonial dance plaza.

Elevation is1890 meters (6200 feet) above sea level.

Materials: mortarless stone walls, wood log roof structure, with mud/clay roof.

Data for CG model:
1. Wiseman, 1973
2.Topographic data from Google Earth
3. Powers, Gillespie, and Lekson, 1983; The Outlier Survey, A Regional View of Settlement in the San Juan Basin, Reports of the Chaco Center, Number 3, Division of Cultural Research, National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior, Albuquerque

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