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Tijeras in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Tijeras Canyon

 
 
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By Maribeth Robison, May 11, 2013
1. Tijeras Canyon Marker
Inscription. The pass between the Sandia and Manzano Mountains has been a natural route of travel between eastern New Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley since pre-historic times. Known as Caņon de Carnué in the spanish colonial period it takes it's present name from the villiage of Tijeras, Spanish for "scissors".
 
Location. 35° 4.821′ N, 106° 23.223′ W. Marker is in Tijeras, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 333 and State Highway 337 on State Highway 333. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tijeras NM 87059, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Taco Park (approx. 10.9 miles away); Doņa Dolores “Lola” Chávez de Armijo (approx. 11 miles away).
 
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Tijeras Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maribeth Robison, May 11, 2013
2. Tijeras Canyon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico.   2. submitted on , by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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