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Series: Plateau

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Images of Hopi by Trudy ThomasVolume 62, number 1
Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau by Museum of Northern ArizonaVolume 65, number 3
Circles of power by Ronald McCoyVolume 55, number 4
The Last of the Great Expeditions : The Rainbow Bridge / Monument Valley Expedtion 1933-38 by Andrew L. ChristensonVolume 58, number 4
People of the Plateau by Ron McCoyVolume 64, number 4
The San Francisco Peaks (Plateau, Vol. 56, No. 3) by Stewart W. Aitchison56.3

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Plateau is a magazine published by the Museum of Northern Arizona, starting in 1939. The name was changed to Plateau Magazine and this was published quarterly by the Museum from 1976 until 1994. Libraries catalogue both under the name Plateau. A new journal titled PLATEAU: The Land and People of the Colorado Plateau is now publisdhed by the museum (twice a year) and is considered a different publication.

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