Over all was the ever-present and brooding mystery of the deserted Mesa Verde.
The Mesa Verde is one of those elevated plateaus we have so often described.
The walls, as a rule, were made of stone; indeed it is unusual to find adobe walls in cliff-dwellings of the Mesa Verde.
The dwellers in the Mesa Verde were more fortunate even than their fellow pueblo dwellers.
If these traditions are founded in fact, the promising civilization of the Mesa Verde has sadly retrograded in its transplanting.
Among the most interesting animal residents of Mesa Verde are the lizards.
Kivas in the Mesa Verde are always underground and are nearly always circular.
The fauna and flora of Mesa Verde should be particularly interesting to visitors.
The climate of Mesa Verde is semi-arid, and most months are dry and pleasant.
The latter, the only poisonous species on the Mesa Verde, lives among the rocks in the lower canyons.