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In the valley and on the slopes of this part of the Painted Desert one still finds the agate logs of the Petrified Forest.
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Look closely and you can see hikers in the Painted Desert.
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Heading toward the Painted Desert along the road through the Petrified Forest was a memorial to the famous Route 66.
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There even had been a television show called "Route 66" in the early 1960s. It ws the only fiction series written and filmed all over America.
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The different colors are simply amazing in the Painted Desert.
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Painted Desert visitor center sculpture.
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There were various desert plants at the visitor center.
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This video was taken across from Blue Mesa.
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This video was taken across from Blue Mesa.