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Radium Springs in Doña Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Jornada del Muerto

 
 
Jornada del Muerto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
1. Jornada del Muerto Marker
Inscription.  High plains of the Jornada del Muerto, elevation 4,340 feet, lie 400 feet above the Rio Grande Valley. It is a transitional area from the Basin and Range region to the west into tilted mountain ranges, such as the San Andres Mountains to the east, flanked by broad alluvial and wind-blown basins.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro series list.
 
Location. 32° 36.883′ N, 106° 57.233′ W. Marker is in Radium Springs, New Mexico, in Doña Ana County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 25 at milepost 27. Marker is in a northbound rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Radium Springs NM 88054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Selden State Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); Paraje San Diego (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Jornada del Muerto (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Jornada del Muerto (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named
Rear of Jornada del Muerto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
2. Rear of Jornada del Muerto Marker
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Paraje San Diego (approx. 4.8 miles away); Rincón (approx. 7.6 miles away); Changing Upland Plants (approx. 8½ miles away); A Diversion Dam for the Valley (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Radium Springs.
 
Jornada del Muerto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 5, 2010
3. Jornada del Muerto Marker
View east to the San Andres Mountains.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 971 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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