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Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

The Rio Grande del Norte national monument was established on 3/25/2013, by Presidential proclamation. This preserves about 242,555 acres of land near Taos, including the Rio Grande gorge, multiple volcanic cones and archeological collections of petroglyphs and evidence of human habitation dating back to the Archaic period. An excerpt from the presidential proclamation.  Read the … Continue reading »

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Petroglyphs on the Gila river – 2013

Ancient river and Ancient People The headwaters of the Gila river begin in southwestern New Mexico.   After a 650 mile trip across southern Arizona, the Gila joins with the Colorado river, and soon spills into the Sea of Cortez. The Gila drains an arid desert watershed of more than 60,000 square miles.  It’s the last … Continue reading »

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