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Near Roy in Harding County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Canadian River Canyon

 
 
Canadian River Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wade Carrington, June 27, 2010
1. Canadian River Canyon Marker
Inscription. Flowing out of the Rockies, the Canadian River has cut a gorge 600 feet deep through sedimentary strata of the High Plains. Rim elevation is 5,400 feet.
 
Location. 35° 54.986′ N, 104° 21.605′ W. Marker is near Roy, New Mexico, in Harding County. Marker is on State Road 120, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located on the western rim of the canyon just before mile marker 63 if you are traveling east. Marker is in this post office area: Roy NM 87743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mills Canyon (approx. 9.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Official Scenic Historic Marker
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Canadian River Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wade Carrington, June 27, 2010
2. Canadian River Canyon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2013, by Wade Carrington of Colleyville, Texas. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2013, by Wade Carrington of Colleyville, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the view of the canyon. • Can you help?
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