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Trujillo in San Miguel County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Canadian Escarpment
 
Canadian Escarpment Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard Denney, May 30, 2007
1. Canadian Escarpment Marker
 
Inscription. Prominent landform of north-eastern New Mexico that extends for almost 100 miles between Las Vegas and Clayton. From this point, the grass-lands of the High Plains reach northwestward to the foot of the Southern Rocky Mountains which rise to elevations of more than 13,000 feet. Elevation here 6,300 feet.
 
Location. 35° 30.888′ N, 104° 41.316′ W. Marker is in Trujillo, New Mexico, in San Miguel County. Marker is on New Mexico 104, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Vegas NM 87701, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in roadside pull-off. Road is narrow, two-lanes with steep drop-offs.
 
Panorama from marker looking east Photo, Click for full size
By Richard Denney
2. Panorama from marker looking east
 
 
Cave across the canyon from marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard Denney, May 30, 2007
3. Cave across the canyon from marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 850 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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