Looking into the Past

photo of the week for Sunday, 2009, March 8
Photographer: Kurt Repanshek

The Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park is one of the more poignant settings in the National Park System. Testament to the tenacity, and workmanship, of a civilization long vanished, the rooms and kivas that are tucked into a cliff have largely stood the test of time and remain today to spark our imagination and curiosity.

On the Web: www.nps.gov/meve