50 Quick Facts about Arizona by Wayne Wheelwright

By Wayne Wheelwright

This publication is a part of a sequence of fifty speedy evidence approximately all the u . s . a .. This e-book covers the nation of Arizona. evidence in regards to the significant towns, the historical past of the kingdom, well-known humans associated with Arizona and lots of extra matters. This ebook comprises all you'll ever want to know in regards to the Copper country.

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K. Corral occurred on October 26, 1881. In Tombstone, Arizona between the outlaws Billy Claiborne, Ike and Billy Clanton and Tom and Frank McLaury and the opposing town Marshal Virgil Earp, his temporary lawman brother Wyatt Earp, Assistant Town Marshal Morgan Earp and Doc Holliday who had been named a temporary Marshal by Virgil. Of the lawmen only Wyatt Earp emerged from the gunfight unarmed. Despite it’s world-wide fame and the many movies and TV shows that have dramatised it the fight is believed to have only lasted around 30 seconds.

Lowell Observatory is responsible for many notable discoveries including Pluto, the three largest known stars and the co-discovery of the rings of Uranus. The Titan Missile Museum located in Sahuarita, Arizona is a former ICBM missile site. It sits around 15 miles south of Tucson and is now a museum which includes an inert Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile. Titan Missile Museum was declared National Historic Landmark status in 1994. The missile in the silo has neither warhead and has never been fuelled and the silo doors are blocked from opening more than halfway.

Highway 163. Monument Valley has been featured in many forms of media including the movies Easy Rider, Once Upon a Time in the West, Forrest Gump and Thelma and Louise. The rock band the Eagles used Monument Valley for the cover of their 1985 UK Best of album. Sunset Crater is a volcanic cinder cone that is north of Flagstaff, Arizona. the crater resides within the self named Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It is the youngest in the string of volcanoes that make up the San Francisco volcanic field.

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