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    Arizona Handbook
    A complete online guide to Arizona with extensive coverage of the state's geography, geology, climate, flora and fauna, history, people and places.

    Arizona Maps
    Relief maps, highway maps, geologic map, precipitation map, Indian reservations, wilderness areas, state parks, bicycle routes, a census map, a historical 1895 map, and others.

    Arizona State Unit Study
    State unit study designed to help children learn about Arizona.

    Arizona Travel Guide
    Explore the state of Arizona at this Arizona Office of Tourism site. Search by city or region, or by interests such as nature and adventure, culture and heritage. Includes a state overview, state map, calendar of events, and related links - plus a new Kid Zone with fun, interactive activities about Arizona.

    Arizona @ Your Service
    The Official Web Site of the State of Arizona: Arizona Government, Arizona State Legislature, State Facts, History and Culture, Travel and Recreation, Road and Weather Conditions, Arizona Maps, and much more.

    Arizona Links
    Helpful links about Arizona from the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records.

    2 AZ.US
    Fun adventures in Arizona. Includes a kids page with events updated weekly.

    My AZ Online
    A website for Arizona families.

    Arizona Almanac
    Ed Phillips has written the original printed Almanac since 1980. Now, in the 21st Century, the "Almanac" is also a radio show, a web site and a newsletter - all about "The Way of Life called Arizona." Like the original Almanac, our goal is to bring you information that's needed, extremely interesting, but often unnoticed - all about living in our great State.

    Explore Arizona
    A webquest for 4th graders.
    Lots of Arizona facts, statistics, & links.
    Arizona facts, trivia, & links.
    Arizona quiz for ESL students.
    An Arizona trivia quiz with footnotes and sources.
    Arizona facts and oddities, with footnotes and sources.
    Arizona community locator, county topics and page links, and fun facts.

    Arizona Travel Guide from Go American West
    Arizona is the land of sun and desert beauty. From the awe-inspiring views of the Grand Canyon and Lake Powell to the wild-west fun of Tombstone, visitors will find a magnificent land of contrasts. You may enjoy the red-rock canyons of Sedona, the urban sophistication of Phoenix, the playful excitement of Lake Havasu City, or the sunny outdoor activities of Tucson, but whatever your pleasures, you'll discover a rich mixture of culture and amazing natural landscapes.

    Brainy Geography: Arizona
    Lists of places in Arizona such as airports, bridges, cemetaries, dams, lakes, mines, springs, streams, etc. You'll need a GPS to find them, though, because they only give the latitude/longitude and the name of the county, with no descriptive information.

    Cochise County: Land of Legends
    Discover the wonders of a subterranean world at Kartchner Caverns in Benson. Witness the dance of hummingbirds in flight at Ramsey Canyon in Sierra Vista and the majestic Sandhill cranes returning to their homes in the Willcox Playa. Tread the footsteps of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday at Tombstone's OK Corral. Experience an historic mining town turned eclectic artist colony in mile-high Bisbee. Explore one of the oldest military outposts in the American West – Fort Huachuca – now a modern center for intelligence training for the United States Army. Mount Up at a guest ranch and ride into the rugged Dragoon Mountains where Apache Chief Geronimo held the U.S. Cavalry at bay for months. In the friendly International Town of Douglas, tour an amazing number of historically registered buildings before visiting neighborly Mexico. Create Your Own LEGENDARY VACATION - Do it all in just a few days without ever leaving Cochise County. Located in the Southeast corner of Arizona, this is one of the most culturally, historically and geographically diverse areas in the American Southwest: Benson, Bisbee, Douglas, Tombstone, Sierra Vista and Willcox – legendary communities within a short drive of one another – less than a day's journey by stagecoach, it's said!

    The Natural American
    The Natural American is a collection of knowledge about Arizona, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico. It covers geology, human and natural history, scenic trips, wilderness information and survival techniques.

    Natural Parks of the American Southwest
    A Guide to the National Parks and Natural Landscapes of Southwest USA.

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