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September 2, 2014

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In this April 24, 2014, photo, Pueblo III-period cliff dwellings created by the Anasazi or Ancestral Puebloan peoples between 1150 and 1300 A.D. are seen in Recapture Canyon near Blanding, Utah. The Bureau of Land Management closed it to motorized use in 2007. Environmentalists and Native Americans say the ban is needed to preserve the fragile artifacts.

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In this April 24, 2014, photo, Pueblo III-period cliff dwellings created by the Anasazi or Ancestral Puebloan peoples between 1150 and 1300 A.D. are seen in Recapture Canyon near Blanding, Utah. The Bureau of Land Management closed it to motorized use in 2007. Environmentalists and Native Americans say the ban is needed to preserve the fragile artifacts.