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Earth Day displays at Univerity of New Mexico
New Mexico

Various earth day displays on Cornell plaza at the University of New Mexico. This pano was taken on the east side of the UNM student union building.

Copyright: Irmin Wehmeier
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 25/04/2009
Hochgeladen: 24/04/2009
Aktualisiert: 01/03/2015
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Tags: university of new mexico; new mexico; albuquerque; earth day
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More About New Mexico

New Mexico is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, it has also been part of the Imperial Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory. Among U.S. states, New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics at 45% (2008 estimate), being descendants of Spanish colonists and recent immigrants from Latin America. It also has the third-highest percentage of Native Americans after Alaska and Oklahoma, and the fifth-highest total number of Native Americans after California, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Texas. The tribes represented in the state consist of mostly Navajo and Pueblo peoples. As a result, the demographics and culture of the state are unique for their strong Spanish, Mexican, and Native American cultural influences. At a population density of 16 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth most sparsely inhabited U.S. state.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_mexico]