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Near San Ysidro in Sandoval County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Colorado Plateau

 
 
Colorado Plateau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
1. Colorado Plateau Marker
Inscription. From this point, the Colorado Plateau extends across northwestern New Mexico into northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, and southwestern Colorado. A colorful landscape of mesas and canyons, it is underlain by natural mineral, oil and gas resources locked within sedimentary strata deposited millions of years ago. Elevation 6,400 feet.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 35° 33.308′ N, 106° 48.215′ W. Marker is near San Ysidro, New Mexico, in Sandoval County. Marker is on U.S. 550 at milepost 25, 1.5 miles west of State Road 4, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Ysidro NM 87053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vasquez de Coronado's Route (approx. 3.5 miles away); Pueblo of Zía (approx. 6 miles away); Trinidad Gachupin Medina (ca. 1883-1964) (approx. 6 miles away); Pueblo of Jémez (approx. 7.6 miles away); Evelyn M. Vigil, Phan-Un-Pha-Kee (Young Doe) 1921–1995 (approx. 7.6 miles away); Pueblo of Santa Ana (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Geologic Provinces of the United States: Colorado Plateau Province
<i>rear of</i> Colorado Plateau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
2. rear of Colorado Plateau Marker
. U.S. Geological Survey (Submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Geology of the Colorado Plateau (pdf file). Annabelle Foos, Geology Department, University of Akron (Submitted on August 11, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Environment
 
Colorado Plateau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
3. Colorado Plateau Marker
Colorado Plateau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 22, 2011
4. Colorado Plateau Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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