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rain shadow
the drier side of the mountain
mesa
a hill or small plateau with a flat top and steep sides
Coronado
explored the Southwest looking for the seven cities of gold
saguaro
can grow to a height of 60 feet and can weigh as much as 10 tons
Petrified Forest
found in the Painted Desert; all the trees are dead
Anasazi
the Ancient Ones
century
100 years
decade
10 years
reservation
land set aside by the government for use by the Indians
dredge
to dig out the bottom and sides to make a waterway deeper and wider
arid
dry
conflict
a disagreement between two or more people or groups
compromise
each side in a conflict gives up some of whit it wants in order to make an agreement
runoff
surface water that does not soak into the ground
aerospace
the technology used to build and test equipment for air and space travel