Biz-E-Ahi Wash, Arizona

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Also written as Bis'ii ah Wash, Biz-E-Ahi Wash is a tributary of the Nazlini wash in Apache County, Arizona. In Navajo, Bis'ii ah means “standing adobe formation." Biz-E-Ahi Wash is located on the western foot of the Defiance Plateau and then flows south along both the Ganado Mesa and the perimeter of Beautiful Valley until it merges with Nazlini wash. This wash lays five miles south of the community of Nazlini.

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Chinle Wash, north of Bis'ii ah Wash, in northeastern Arizona, January 9, 2015. Photograph by Akos Kokai is licensed under CC BY.

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