Near Ramah in Cibola County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
El Morro National Monument
When by great effort I arrived at the foot of some lofty cliffs at which I sat down, and then saw that there was a quiet tank of cold water, above whose crystalline [waters], almost blind, I was with difficulty conquering the great madness of the insatiable thirst which overwhelmed me, when trembling, all exhausted, the wet liquor injected strength.
Por gran fuerte fuy llegando, al pie de unos peñascos lebantados, en cuyo asiento y puesto vi que estaua, un apazible estanque de agua fría, sobre cuyos cristalinas casi ciego, apenas fuy venciendo la gran furia, de la insaziable sed que me acabaua, quando temblando todo estremecido, el húmido licor lance forcado.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1598.
Location. 35° 2.405′ N, 108° 21.071′ W. Marker is near Ramah, New Mexico, in Cibola County. Marker can be reached from El Morro National Monument Road, 0.9 miles Ice Caves Road (New Mexico Highway 53). Marker is located along the Inscription interpretive trail, about ¼ mile from the El Morro National Monument Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ramah NM 87321, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lemonade Sumac (within shouting distance of this marker); Preserving Our Heritage (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monumental Changes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Atsinna (approx. 0.2 miles away); Visitors Through the Ages (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to El Morro (approx. ¾ mile away); El Morro National Monument Inscription Rock (approx. 0.8 miles away); Matilda Coxe Stevenson (1849-1915) (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ramah.
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Also see . . . El Morro National Monument. From a main east-west trail, dating from (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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