Utah sells Comb Ridge land to private bidder

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Utah sells Comb Ridge land to private bidder

Bluff residents used accessible parcel as ‘backyard park’
Looking south from Upper Comb Ridge. The state has sold a parcel of land along the ridge near the town of Bluff.
While most carved ancestral Puebloan or Moki steps go up sheer cliffs, these steps run horizontal on Comb Ridge with a 50-foot fall below.
A water source is visible at the bottom of the canyon below Monarch Cave ruins in the remote Comb Ridge.
Artifacts can be spotted at Comb Ridge sites, even corn cobs. But signs everywhere remind that removing or damaging any of them is a crime.
Comb Ridge is an 80-mile sandstone monocline stretching from northern Arizona to the Abajo Mountains in San Juan County, Utah. The state has sold a parcel of land along the ridge near the town of Bluff.

Utah sells Comb Ridge land to private bidder

Looking south from Upper Comb Ridge. The state has sold a parcel of land along the ridge near the town of Bluff.
While most carved ancestral Puebloan or Moki steps go up sheer cliffs, these steps run horizontal on Comb Ridge with a 50-foot fall below.
A water source is visible at the bottom of the canyon below Monarch Cave ruins in the remote Comb Ridge.
Artifacts can be spotted at Comb Ridge sites, even corn cobs. But signs everywhere remind that removing or damaging any of them is a crime.
Comb Ridge is an 80-mile sandstone monocline stretching from northern Arizona to the Abajo Mountains in San Juan County, Utah. The state has sold a parcel of land along the ridge near the town of Bluff.
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