Painted Desert

petrified formations and colorful rock deposits on desert floor of northeastern Arizona

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  • Painted Desert — Painted Desert …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Painted Desert — may refer to:In places: * Painted Desert, Arizona, an area of badlands in the southwestern United States * Painted Desert (South Australia), a mountainous area in south central Australia * Painted Desert, Las Vegas, Nevada, a neighborhood in Las… …   Wikipedia

  • Painted Desert —   [ peɪntɪd dezət], wüstenhafter Teil des Coloradoplateaus in Nordarizona, USA, südöstlich des Grand Canyon, etwa 200 km lang, bis 80 km breit; aufgebaut aus farbenreichen, stark zerklüfteten Sandstein , Mergel und Tonschieferschichten; durch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Painted Desert — Painted Des|ert the Painted Desert a desert area in Arizona in the southwestern US, east of the Little Colorado River. It is famous for the red, brown, and purple rock surfaces on the ↑plateaus (=large areas of flat land higher than the land… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Painted Desert — [so named from the colorful rock strata] desert plateau in NC Ariz., east of the Colorado River …   English World dictionary

  • Painted Desert — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Painted Desert (homonymie). Painted Desert Localisation Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Painted Desert — a region in N central Arizona, E of the Colorado River: many colored rock surfaces. * * * Region, north central Arizona, U.S. It stretches about 150 mi (240 km) from the Grand Canyon to Petrified Forest National Park and has an area of about… …   Universalium

  • Painted Desert — Sp Spalvótoji dykumà Ap Painted Desert L Kolorado plyn., JAV (Arizona) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Painted Desert — noun a desert on a high plateau in northeastern Arizona • Instance Hypernyms: ↑desert • Part Holonyms: ↑Arizona, ↑Grand Canyon State, ↑AZ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Painted Desert — geographical name region NE Arizona E of the Little Colorado …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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