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Old 07-02-2011, 12:11 PM   #29
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Why Chelle is pronounced Sha (long a)

Originally Posted by FoothillRyder View Post
Just spectacular Pedro. You didn't happen to capture GPS tracks for this trip, did you?
LOL, Ron, I'm not techy enough for that.....but here a Map that should help you some. This brings you to where I am todate at Canyon De Chelle....By the way that's pronounced Sha for Chelle.
Seems like the spanish were trying to pronounce the Indian word, then it got spelled wrong when it went to maps and further interpretations. So there is no rhyme or reason why it's spelled Chelle or pronounced Sha (long a).

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