Center of Southwest Studies

Collection  D 002.02:
Andrew Gulliford Southwest photographs:
La Ventana

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Title: La Ventana [elevation 12,857']: "The Window," a notch on the Continental Divide -- an old Spanish landmark deep in the Weminuche Wilderness, next to the Rio Grande Pyramid.
Date/circa:  July 2003
Photographer: Andrew Gulliford

Subjects: San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)
Notes: Inscribed on the south portal are the words Stewart Gap, which could relate to a Lt. Stewart who explored the area in the 1840s.  (Source: Andrew Gulliford)

Photo to the left: Drs. Andrew Gulliford and Alfred Koumans approaching La Ventana on horseback, 2003 July.

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