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Tijeras in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Tijeras Canyon

 
 
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By Maribeth Robison, May 11, 2013
1. Tijeras Canyon Marker
Inscription. The pass between the Sandia and Manzano Mountains has been a natural route of travel between eastern New Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley since pre-historic times. Known as Cañon de Carnué in the spanish colonial period it takes it's present name from the villiage of Tijeras, Spanish for "scissors".
 
Location. 35° 4.821′ N, 106° 23.223′ W. Marker is in Tijeras, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 333 and State Road 337 on State Road 333. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tijeras NM 87059, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dona Elena Gallegos (approx. 7.4 miles away); Ben and Pat Abruzzo (approx. 8.4 miles away); Taco Park (approx. 10.9 miles away); Doña Dolores “Lola” Chávez de Armijo (approx. 11 miles away).
 
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Tijeras Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maribeth Robison, May 11, 2013
2. Tijeras Canyon Marker
Tijeras Canyon Marker (side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 20, 2018
3. Tijeras Canyon Marker (side 2)
Tijeras Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 20, 2018
4. Tijeras Canyon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2014, by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 14, 2014, by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico.   2. submitted on April 2, 2014, by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico.   3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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