Near San Acacia in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Rio Salado Sand Dunes
Elevation 4,850 ft.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 34° 18.324′ N, 106° 53.432′ W. Marker is near San Acacia, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Marker can be reached from CanAm Highway (Interstate 25 at milepost 166), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is southbound rest area on Interstate 25 at Mile 166. Marker is in this post office area: San Acacia NM 87831, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Rio Salado Sand Dunes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Acomilla (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Joya de Sevilleta Sabino y Lemitar (approx. 10.3 miles away); Las Nutrias (approx. 13 miles away).
Also see . . . Geology and Sedimentation along the Lower Rio Salado in New Mexico. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology: by George C. Evans (Submitted on August 1, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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