Talking Rock Mesa, Arizona

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A fictional mesa near Kam Bimghi Valley in northeastern Arizona. In Tony Hillerman's 1970 Navajo detective novel THE BLESSING WAY, a character can see from Talking Rock Mesa into the wash in Kam Bimghi Valley, suggesting that the mesa is located above the valley. Kam Bimghi Valley is located in Apache County, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation Reservation, and is also known as Red Rock Valley because of its sandstone buttes, spires, and arches.

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"A mesa in Monument Valley, Navajo Nation, July 8, 2009" by brewbooks is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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