Near San Acacia in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Rio Salado Sand Dunes
Elevation 4,850 ft.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
Location. 34° 18.324′ N, 106° 53.432′ W. Marker is near San Acacia, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Marker can be reached from CanAm Highway (Interstate 25 at milepost 166), on the right when traveling south. The marker is southbound rest area on Interstate 25 at Mile 166. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Acacia NM 87831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured Doña Eufemia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Rio Salado Sand Dunes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Acomilla (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Joya de Sevilleta (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sabino y Lemitar (approx. 10.3 miles away); Las Nutrias (approx. 13 miles away).
Also see . . . Geology and Sedimentation along the Lower Rio Salado in New Mexico. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology: by George C. Evans (Submitted on August 1, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 28, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.