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Basin and Range Country - Luna County, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 32° 13.490 W 108° 07.381
12S E 771130 N 3568988
Quick Description: Early morning sunrise, and standing alone in the desert and looking at the fault block mountains scattered around. Magnificent.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2019 5:22:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM10ABX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue J Wenatchee
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Long Description:

Marker Erected by: New Mexico Official Scenic Historic Marker
Location of Marker: I-10 westbound rest area, 5 miles W. of Gage
Marker Text:

BASIN AND RANGE COUNTRY
Basin and Range province of southeast New Mexico is of broad alluvial plains from which isolated fault block mountains rise like islands in a sandy sea. Indigenous peoples have used both the basin and range in their seasonal cycle. The Victorio Mountains to the South yield zinc, silver, gold, cooper, lead, and tungsten.

Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Access fee (In local currency): .00

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: no

Public Transport available: no

Website reference: [Web Link]

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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