Valle Caldera New Mexico USA
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Valle Caldera New Mexico USA

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This is the Valle Caldera in New Mexico, USA. Located on a scenic byway between Albuquerque and Santa Fe near Los Alamos, the 12 mile wide caldera was born from violent volcanic eruptions 1.5 million years ago. Once a private ranch, it now is a national preserve open to the general public. Looking north, you can see a herd of Elk in the distance. Well worth a visit if you're in New Mexico.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di New Mexico

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A: Tent Rocks

di David Pecos, 15.5 km di distanza

Beginning of slot canyon at Tent Rocks

Tent Rocks

B: Soda Dam, Jemez State Monument, New Mexico

di Ryan Helinski, 17.7 km di distanza

"Further along Hwy 4 is Soda Dam where water from underground hot springs has flowed for centuries. T...

Soda Dam, Jemez State Monument, New Mexico

C: Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

di ARTS Lab, 19.6 km di distanza

From near the end of the slot canyon trail at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, this photogr...

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

D: Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu. Canyon

di Ryan Helinski, 19.6 km di distanza

Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu. Canyon

E: Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu. Canyon

di Ryan Helinski, 19.6 km di distanza

Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu. Canyon

F: Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu Scenic Overlook

di Ryan Helinski, 19.7 km di distanza

At the end of the mile-long canyon trail, there is a "Vista Point" where you can see in all direction...

Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu Scenic Overlook

G: Kasha-Katuwe National Monument, New Mexico, USA

di John Roberts, 19.7 km di distanza

All around the Jemez mountains, a layer of rock known as tuff erodes into fanciful cities of cones. T...

Kasha-Katuwe National Monument, New Mexico, USA

H: Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu Canyon

di Ryan Helinski, 19.9 km di distanza

Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu Canyon

I: Kasha-Katuwe National Monument, New Mexico, USA

di John Roberts, 20.0 km di distanza

All around the Jemez mountains, a layer of rock known as tuff erodes into fanciful cities of cones. T...

Kasha-Katuwe National Monument, New Mexico, USA

J: Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu. Canyon

di Ryan Helinski, 20.0 km di distanza

Tent Rocks Nat'l Monu. Canyon

Questo panorama è stato scattato in New Mexico

Questa è una vista generale di 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]

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