Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park hosting the densest and most exceptional concentration of pueblos in the American Southwest. The park is located in n...
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Colorado Plateau
The Colorado Plateau, also known as the Colorado Plateau Province, is a physiographic region of the Intermontane Plateaus, roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States...
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Eastern New Mexico
Eastern New Mexico is a physiographic subregion within the U.S. state of New Mexico. The region is sometimes called the "High Plains" or even "Little Texas". The region is largely coterminous with t...
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Tularosa Basin
The Tularosa Basin is a graben basin in the Basin and Range Province and within the Chihuahuan Desert, east of the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico, in the Southwestern United States.
The Tularos...
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Wescogame Formation
The (Upper) Late Pennsylvanian Wescogame Formation is a slope-forming, sandstone, red-orange geologic unit, formed from an addition of eolian sand, added to marine transgression deposits, (siltstones,...
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Northern New Mexico
Northern New Mexico may simply mean the northern part of New Mexico, but in cultural terms it usually means the area of heavy Spanish settlement in the north-central part. However, New Mexico state go...
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Big Hatchet Peak
Big Hatchet Peak is the high point of the Big Hatchet Mountains, a small but rugged range in the southwest corner (the "Bootheel") of New Mexico, in the United States. The mountains are located in sou...
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Casa Chiquita
Casa Chiquita ("Small House") is a Chacoan Anasazi great house and archaeological site located in Chaco Canyon, northwestern New Mexico, United States. Located near the old north entrance to the Canyo...
Kin Kletso
Kin Kletso is a Chacoan Ancestral Pueblo great house and notable archaeological site located in Chaco Culture National Historical Park, 25 miles southwest of Nageezi, New Mexico, US. It was a medium-s...
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Hachita Valley
The Hachita Valley, (Spanish language hacho, hatchet-(axe), hachita, little hatchet; Little Hatchet Valley), is a small valley in southwest New Mexico. The valley is in the east of the New Mexico Boot...
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Trinity (nuclear test)
Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon, conducted by the United States Army on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project. The White Sands Proving Ground, where the...
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Chacra Mesa
The Chacra Mesa is a high mesa massif composing the southwestern flank of Chaco Canyon, a region that is notable for its rich collection of ancient Chacoan Anasazi archaeological sites. It is located ...
Mesilla Valley
The Mesilla Valley is a geographic feature of Southern New Mexico and far West Texas. It was formed by repeated heavy spring floods of the Rio Grande.The fertile Mesilla Valley extends from Radium Sp...
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Curry County, New Mexico
Curry County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,376. Its county seat is Clovis. The county is named in honor of George Curry, territorial...
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New Mexico Bootheel
New Mexico's Bootheel comprises the southwestern corner of New Mexico. As part of the Gadsden Purchase it is bounded on the east by the Mexican state of Chihuahua along a line at 31°47′0″N 108°12′30″...
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Skeleton Canyon treasure
The Skeleton Canyon treasure is said to be located in the Peloncillo Mountains within Skeleton Canyon. The canyon straddles the modern Arizona and New Mexico state line border and connects the Animas ...
Animas Valley
The Animas Valley is a lengthy and narrow, north-south 85-mi (137 km) long, valley located in western Hidalgo County, New Mexico in the Bootheel Region; the extreme south of the valley lies in S...
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Kin Nahasbas
Kin Nahasbas is a Chacoan Anasazi great house and archaeological site located in Chaco Canyon, 25 miles southwest of Nageezi, New Mexico, United States. Built in either the 9th or 10th centuries, it w...
Four Corners
The Four Corners is a region of the United States consisting of the southwestern corner of Colorado, northwestern corner of New Mexico, northeastern corner of Arizona, and southeastern corner of Utah....
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Narbona Pass
Narbona Pass (formerly Washington Pass) is a pass through the Chuska Mountains, an elongated range on the Colorado Plateau on the Navajo Nation.A paved road, New Mexico Highway 134, crosses the range ...
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Chinle Valley
Chinle Valley is a 65-mile (105 km) long valley located mostly in Apache County Arizona. Chinle Creek continues north into Utah to meet the San Juan River (Utah).Chinle Valley is defined by the ...
Sangre de Cristo Mountains
The Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Spanish for "Blood of Christ") are the southernmost subrange of the Rocky Mountains. They are located in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico in the United States....
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Holloman Air Force Base
Holloman Air Force Base (IATA: HMN, ICAO: KHMN, FAA LID: HMN) is a United States Air Force base located six miles (10 km) southwest of the central business district of Alamogordo, and a...
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Southwestern New Mexico
Southwestern New Mexico is a region of the U.S. state of New Mexico commonly defined by Hidalgo County, Grant County, Catron County, Luna County, Doña Ana County, Sierra County, and Socorro County. So...
White Sands Missile Range
White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) is a United States Army rocket range of almost 3,200 sq mi (8,300 km) in parts of five counties in southern New Mexico. The largest military installatio...
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Esplanade Sandstone
The Lower Permian Esplanade Sandstone is a cliff-forming, resistant sandstone, dark red, geologic unit found in the Grand Canyon. The rock unit forms a resistant shelf in the west Grand Canyon, south ...
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Toroweap Fault
Strike of Toroweap Fault, (city-or-landform locations) Foothills of Hurricane Cliffs, (city-or-landform locations)The Toroweap Fault of northwest Arizona and southwest Utah is part of a f...
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Timeline of Chacoan history
A Timeline of Chacoan history includes Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Aztec Ruins National Monument, Twin Angels Pueblo, Casamero Pueblo, Kin Nizhoni, Pierre's Site, and Halfway House.