Near La Joya in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Rio Salado Sand Dunes
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 34° 18.197′ N, 106° 53.376′ W. Marker is near La Joya, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 25 at milepost 166.4. Click for map. Marker is in the northbound rest area. Marker is in this post office area: La Joya NM 87028, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Acomilla (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Rio Salado Sand Dunes (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Joya de Sevilleta (approx. 3.9 miles away); Sabino y Lemitar (approx. 10.2 miles away); Las Nutrias (approx. 13.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Geology and Sedimentation along the Lower Rio Salado in New Mexico. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology: (Submitted on August 1, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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