Near Chama in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Elevation - 7,275 feet
Rainfall divides at this point. To the west it drains into the Pacific Ocean...to the east into the Atlantic.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 36° 53.128′ N, 106° 44.016′ W. Marker is near Chama, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is on U.S. Highway 64 (U.S. 84) 6 miles east of County Route 349, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located along the the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chama NM 87520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Spanish Trail (approx. 8.2 miles away); Chama (approx. 8.6 miles away); 1881 Log Bunkhouse (approx. 8.7 miles away); a different marker also named Chama (approx. 8.8 miles away); Fort Lowell (approx. 14.8 miles away); Tierra Amarilla (approx. 15.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Continental divide.
A continental divide is(Submitted on July 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.