Rio Puerco (Rio Grande)
The Rio Puerco is a tributary of the Rio Grande in the U.S. state of New Mexico. From its source on the west side of the Nacimiento Mountains, it flows about 230 miles (370 km), generally south t...
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Jornada del Muerto Volcano
The Jornada del Muerto Volcano is a small shield volcano and lava field in central New Mexico, about 10 by 15 miles (16 by 24 km) in size and reaching an elevation of 5,136 feet (1,565 m). ...
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Plains of San Agustin
The Plains of San Agustin (sometimes listed as the Plains of San Augustin) is a region in the southwestern U.S. state of New Mexico in the San Agustin Basin, south of U.S. Highway 60. The area spans C...
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Middle Rio Grande Valley AVA
106°37′42″W / 35.22946°N 106.628369°W / 35.22946; -106.628369The Middle Rio Grande AVA is an American Viticultural Area (AVA) located in the watershed of the Rio Grande in cen...
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Pecos River
The Pecos River flows through New Mexico and Texas, emptying into the Rio Grande. The headwaters of the Pecos River are located north of Pecos, New Mexico, United States, at an elevation of over 12,00...
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World Birding Center
The World Birding Center consists of nine sites in Texas, United States along a 120 mile corridor following the Rio Grande from the city of Roma on the west to South Padre Island on the east. The miss...
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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Rio Grande
The Rio Grande (/ˈriːoʊ ˈɡrænd/ or /ˈriːoʊ ˈɡrɑːndeɪ/; Spanish: Río Bravo del Norte, [ˈri.o ˈβɾaβo ðel ˈnorte] or simply Río Bravo) is a river that flows from south central Colorado in the United ...
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Rio Grande monkeyface
The Rio Grande monkeyface (Quadrula couchiana) is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels.This species is endemic to the United States.
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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Ladron Peak
Ladrón Peak is an isolated, highly visible peak in central New Mexico, lying about 50 mi (80 km) southwest of Albuquerque. Ladron Peak is the only major peak in the compact range (really one...
White Sands pupfish
The White Sands pupfish (Cyprinodon tularosa) is a species of fish in the Cyprinodontidae family. It is endemic to the Tularosa Basin in southern New Mexico, in the Western United States. They are onl...
Rio Grande Project
The Rio Grande Project is a United States Bureau of Reclamation irrigation, hydroelectricity, flood control, and interbasin water transfer project serving the upper Rio Grande basin in the southwester...
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South Baldy (New Mexico)
South Baldy is the highest point of the Magdalena Mountains in central New Mexico, in the United States. It is located in the Magdalena Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest, about 9 mi (...
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Rio Grande Gorge
The Rio Grande Gorge is a geological feature in northern New Mexico where the watercourse of the Rio Grande follows a tectonic chasm. Beginning near the Colorado border, the approximately 50-mile (80&...
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Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is a state park of New Mexico, USA, located on the Rio Grande in Albuquerque. A visitor center designed by architect Antoine Predock in 1982 contains exhibits on t...
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White Sands National Monument
The White Sands National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located about 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County and northeastern Doña Ana County in the state of New M...
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Abo Canyon
Abo Canyon (elevation 5771 ft.), also known as Abo Pass, is a mountain pass at the southern end of the Manzano Mountains of central New Mexico.
From pre-Columbian times, the pass provided the...
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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Amistad Reservoir
Amistad Reservoir (Spanish: Presa Amistad) is a reservoir on the Rio Grande at its confluence with the Devils River 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Del Rio, Texas, United States. The lake is b...
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Jornada del Muerto
The Jornada del Muerto (Spanish for "single day's journey of the dead man" hence "route of the dead man") in the U.S. state of New Mexico was the name given by the Spanish conquistadors to the Jornada...
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Carrizozo Malpais
The Carrizozo Malpais is a large lava flow on the west side of Carrizozo, New Mexico, on the northern part of the Tularosa Basin between Sierra Blanca to the southeast and the Oscura Mountains to the ...
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Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park in the U.S. state of Texas has national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. It contains more than 1,200 ...
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Falcon International Reservoir
Falcon International Reservoir (Spanish: Embalse Internacional Falcón), commonly called Falcon Lake, is a reservoir on the Rio Grande 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Laredo, Texas, United State...
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White Sands Test Facility
White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) is a U.S. government rocket engine test facility and a resource for testing and evaluating potentially hazardous materials, space flight components, and rocket propuls...
Rio Salado (New Mexico)
The Rio Salado is a tributary of the Rio Grande in the U.S. state of New Mexico. From its source in northeast Catron County it flows about 86 miles (138 km) generally east to join the Rio Grande ...
San Andres Mountains
The San Andres Mountains are a mountain range in the southwestern U.S. state of New Mexico, in the counties of Socorro, Sierra, and Doña Ana. The range extends about 75 miles (120 km) north to s...
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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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100 Tons of Gold
100 Tons of Gold is a non-fiction book written by David Leon Chandler and published by Doubleday in 1978. It chronicles the search for gold treasure inside the Victorio Peak, New Mexico.
New Mexi...
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San Mateo Mountains (Socorro County, New Mexico)
The San Mateo Mountains are a mountain range in Socorro County, in west-central New Mexico in the southwestern United States. The highest point in the range is West Blue Mountain, at 10,336 ft (...
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