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Mount Graham

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Mount Graham, in southern Arizona, is considered a sacred location by the Apaches. The remoteness and high elevation of the mountain makes it an ideal location for astronomical research. After protracted litigation suits, the University of Arizona prevailed and was allowed to establish the Mount Graham International Observatory on the site.


Munch, Janet Butler. “Mount Graham.” In Encyclopedia of Native American History, edited by Peter C. Mancall, 531–32. New York, NY: Facts On File, 2011.



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