Whirlwind House

Chaco Culture, San Juan Basin, New Mexico; construction 1000 C.E. - 1100 C.E.; located 48 kilometers (30 miles) west of Chaco "downtown".

Elevation is 1750 meters (5740 feet) above sea level.

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

Data for CG model:
1. Morgan, William N., 1994. ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE OF THE SOUTHWEST, University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas.
2. Marshall, Michael P., Stein, John R., Loose, Richard W. , and Novatny, Judith E., 1979. Anasazi Communities of the San Juan Basin. Public Service Company of New Mexico and Historic Conservation and Recreation Service, Department of the Interior, Albuquerque.

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