Second Mesa, Arizona

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Also known as Mishongnovi, this Hopi village shares a name with the mesa it is located on. Second Mesa is the middle of the three peninsular mesas located on the Hopi reservation, projecting like fingers from the southern part of Black Mesa. Approximately 20 miles long and 2 to 10 miles wide, it also contains the villages Shongopovi and Shipolovi.

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"Desert Views Near Second Mesa" by Dan Costin is licensed under CC BY.