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  Welcome :: Plan a Trip, Explore NM, Travel Deals, Maps, calendar :: New Mexico Tourism Department
New Mexico Clean & Beautiful (a program of the New Mexico Tourism Department) has joined with Keep New...
New Mexico’s southern region makes a great gateway for a Mexican getaway.
The NMRA Finals will bring an estimated 200 of the best cowboy and cowgirl athletes from New Mexico and surrounding states to Farmington to compete for the honor of being named New Mexico State Champion and over $85,000 in prizes.
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  New Mexico travel guide - Wikitravel
Most of New Mexico is at higher elevation, hence slightly cooler, than other states of the Southwest; problems with boiling radiators, etc., are therefore not as common, although it's still a good idea to take water with you when driving in the summer, particularly along the low, hot southern tier (I-10 and vicinity).
A considerable portion of New Mexico is preserved in national parks and monuments, national forests, wildlife refuges, and other wild areas, and is available to the hiker/backpacker.
New Mexico chiles, despite their reputation, are generally not as hot as habaneros and some Asian peppers, although their spiciness can still come as quite a jolt to the palate unused to spicy foods.
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  New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1609, Pedro de Peralta, a later governor of the Province of New Mexico, established the settlement of Santa Fe at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
New Mexico authorities captured a group of Texans who embarked an expedition to assert their claim to the province in 1841.
New Mexico was one of only two states to support Al Gore in 2000 and George Bush in 2004 (the other state was Iowa).
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: New Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mendoza, the Viceroy of Mexico, was told astonishing tales by Cabeza de Vaca concerning the wealth of the country to the north, and he forthwith commanded Coronado, governor of the Province of Nueva Galicia, to prepare an expedition.
New missions were being established in the near pueblos, and prosperity was at hand, but Oñate's ambitions proved fatal: in 1601 he desired to conquer the country to the north and west, and started on an expedition with a small force, taking with him two Franciscans.
In 1850, when New Mexico was organized as a territory of the United States, it (including, till 1863, Arizona and part of Colorado) was made a vicariate Apostolic, under the Rt.
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 New Mexico: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New spain (in the spanish language nueva españa) was the name given to the spanish colonial territory in north america from c....
New mexico (spanish: nuevo méxico or alternatively santa fe de nuevo méxico) was a province of new spain that existed from the late 16th century...
New mexico state university (nmsu) is a land-grant university that has its main campus in las cruces in southern new mexico, united states....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ne/new_mexico.htm   (7796 words)

 Dinosaurs in New Mexico
New Mexico is unique in that it preserves both body fossils and trace fossils of Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous dinosaurs.
All Jurassic dinosaur bones from New Mexico are 140-150 million years old, and their fossils are found only in the northern half of the state.
New Mexico's best-known dinosaurs come from 75-66 million-year-old rocks in the San Juan Basin of the northwestern part of the state.
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 New Mexico Apartments
New Mexico's official nickname is the Land of Enchantment, which gives you a hint at how beautiful and captivating this state is. Breathtaking desert and mountain landscapes, amazingly clear skies, and vibrant art, music and dance all combine to make this an enchanting land.
New Mexico is a leading producer of uranium, potassium salts, copper and other minerals.
New Mexico is also known for its energy research and development.
www.rent.com /rentals/new-mexico   (779 words)

 Photographer's Guide to New Mexico
There are three cultures co-existing in New Mexico (if you read the middle third of my Summer 1994 travelogue then you might question the extent to which these actually co-exist).
New Mexico storms are amazing, and its wildlife diverse and excellent subjects for photography.The whole state is extreamly photogenic if you know where to look.
New Mexico Photography Field School- Journey beyond the familiar where vibrant cultures and enchanted landscapes are captured powerfully through the lens of your camera.
www.photo.net /photo/travel/new-mexico.html   (8007 words)

 Southern New Mexico Travel and Tourism Information: Activities, Attractions, History, and Culture
The high valley in which the tiny town of Luna, New Mexico, sits is surpassingly beautiful.
Six movie theaters built between 1916 and 1948 are the most recent historic properties in New Mexico to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the state Historic Preservation Division, Department of Cultural Affairs announced today.
The Cultural Arts Series at Clovis Community College in Clovis, New Mexico begins its sixth year of “Bringing the World to You.” This year’s theme, “Connections” focuses on our desire to connect audiences with the arts through world class performances and important educational outreach.
www.southernnewmexico.com   (1422 words)

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New Mexico's indigenous peoples - especially the Pueblo Indians, as the name suggests clear descendants of the Ancestral Puebloans - provide a sense of cultural continuity.
The broad swath of central New Mexico along I-40 - the interstate highway that succeeded the old Route 66 - pivots around the state's biggest city, Albuquerque, with the extraordinary mesa-top Pueblo village of Ácoma ("Sky City") an hour's drive to the west.
In wild and wide-open southern New Mexico, the deep Carlsbad Caverns are the main attraction, while you can still stumble upon old mining and cattle-ranching towns that have somehow hung on since the end of the Wild West.
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 New Mexico Magazine
Listen as New Mexico Magazine Special Projects Director Emily Drabanski interviews Slim Randles, author of the magazine's monthly Ol' Slim's Views from the Porch humor column and a newly published book that collects together 24 of his most popular columns.
A republic of federated states is created, but New Mexico remains a territory without the rights to create its own constitution.
Please visit the new Historic Markers Website which we present in conjunction with NM Tourism Department, NM Historic Preservation Division and NM Department of Cultural Affairs.
www.nmmagazine.com   (384 words)

 New Mexico DPS | Home
Santa Fe (October 01, 2007) — The New Mexico Department of Public Safety has received a non-specific threat, which we feel is not credible but are taking appropriate steps to ensure the safety of all DPS employees and visitors to the complex...
Jal (September 6, 2007) — The New Mexico State Police Criminal Investigation Section was notified in the evening of August 30th by Jal police that Jason Ferguson had been killed in an apparent homicide.
To build a safer stronger New Mexico by providing quality law enforcement services, training, disaster and emergency response; and technical communications and forensics support to the public and other governmental agencies.
www.dps.nm.org   (462 words)

 Welcome to New Mexico Tech
New Mexico Tech is an undergraduate and graduate university specializing in science and engineering education and research.
New Mexico Tech's Cramer Hall has been named the Best Renovation Project of 2007 by Southwest Contractor magazine.
New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. Lopez has been named again as one of the state's top power brokers by New Mexico Business Weekly.
www.nmt.edu   (265 words)

 NCAA Football New Mexico Bowl: New Mexico Lobos vs. San Jose State Spartans - CBS SportsLine.com
Hence, the creation of the New Mexico Bowl for the Lobos, who lost two of their last three and finished 6-6.
The running back was most of the offense for New Mexico, rushing for 106 yards on 22 carries.
New Mexico: The Lobos fall to 2-7-1 all time in bowl games and have been outscored 156-65 in those 10 games.
cbs.sportsline.com /collegefootball/bowls/new-mexico   (453 words)

 Photographer's Guide to New Mexico
New Mexico is more quietly beautiful than some Western states.
There are three cultures co-existing in New Mexico (if you read the middle third of my Summer 1994 travelogue then you might question the extent to which these actually co-exist).
New Mexico storms are amazing, and its wildlife diverse and excellent subjects for photography.The whole state is extreamly photogenic if you know where to look.
photo.net /photo/travel/new-mexico.html   (7589 words)

 Side Canyon: New Mexico Guide - Acoma Pueblo to Bluewater Lake State Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New Mexico is famous for spectacular 360° sunsets, mesa-top pueblos, green chile cheeseburgers, Chaco Canyon, Carlsbad Caverns, Roswell's UFOs, the Balloon Fiesta, White Sands, Santa Fe and a rich blend of Native, Hispanic and Anglo cultures.
The monastery is situated in in the beautiful Chama Canyon wilderness in northwestern New Mexico and is surrounded by miles of protected wilderness.
Taos Pueblo in northern New Mexico and the Hopi town of Old Oraibi in Arizona are also contenders for this title.
www.sidecanyon.com /attraction/nmexico1.htm   (3481 words)

 New Mexico: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
Minerals are the state's richest natural resource, and New Mexico is one of the U.S. leaders in output of uranium and potassium salts.
University of New Mexico - New Mexico, University of New Mexico, University of, main campus at Albuquerque; state supported;...
New Mexico - New Mexico New Mexico, state in the SW United States.
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 New Mexico, Land of Enchantment State Capital Sante Fe
Mexico, an Aztec spelling, means "place of Mexitli" one of the Aztec gods.
The Spanish State: New Mexico has been referred to as "The Spanish State" because of its border with Mexico, it's historical background and the proportion of its Spanish speaking population.
New Mexico was described as place that offered enough opportunity to fulfill the hopes of all who came.
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The State of New Mexico is an inseparable part of the Feder- al Union, and the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
All persons are born equally free, and have certain natural, inherent and inalienable rights, among which are the rights of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of seeking and ob- taining safety and happiness.
The rights, privileges and immunities, civil, political and religious guaranteed to the people of New Mexico by the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo shall be preserved inviolate.
www.harbornet.com /rights/newmexio.txt   (953 words)

 New Mexico: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
The official state flag of New Mexico was chosen from a flag competition in 1920 (the competition was held to replace an older New Mexico flag).
The colors red and yellow are used because they were the colors of the flag of the Spanish conquistadors who went to New Mexico in the early 1500's.
A large fl-and-white printable of the flag of New Mexico.
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 New Mexico
New Mexico, called the "Land of Enchantment," was the 47th state, entering the Union in 1912.
Part of the "Old West," New Mexico was a place known for cowboys and cattle drives.
The state also has a large Hispanic population, as New Mexico was under Spanish control from the 16th century until about 1846.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/nm   (141 words)

 New Mexico State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
New Mexico Mountain Land - Eric L. Krueger - Mountain Land Expert - Catron County, NM.
First brought to New Mexico by Spanish explorers in 1540.
On New Mexico's flag we see a red sun with rays streching out from it.
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 New Mexico Vacations - State Of New Mexico - New Mexico Hotels
The Best Western Kachina Lodge is located in the northern New Mexico town of Taos which is located between the Rio Grande and the Sangre de..
Despite the spare environment of New Mexico it is actually quite beautiful and offers a strong cultural heritage for visitors.
New Mexico’s most popular city for visitors is Albuquerque.
www.newmexicohotelfinder.com   (589 words)

 New Mexico IMC
This after the New Mexico Legislature did not pass the $85 million tax credit for Sithe Global to build a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation in the Four Corners Area.
It is one of Mexico’s most sacred days, when the dead are believed to walk the earth once again and return to visit their loved ones.
Indymedia New York's reporter, BRAD WILL, was shot in the chest and died before he made it to the hospital; Oswaldo Ramirez, photographer for Milenio Diario, has also been shot and is injured in the foot.
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