Shiprock, sacred to the Navajo. Shiprock is a monadnock rising nearly 1583ft above the high-desert plain of the Navajo Nation in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Its peak elevation is 7177ft above sea level. It lies about southwest of the town of Shiprock, which is named for the peak.
Puye Cliff Dwellings within the boundaries of the Santa Clara Indian Reservation, New Mexico. Photo: Einar Kvaran. Carved into the volcanic tufa of the Jemez Mountains during the 12th century, occupied until 1577.