The Place Names of New Mexico

The Place Names of New Mexico

Book - 1996
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The Place Names of New Mexico is an invaluable guide to the state's geography and history. It explains more than 7,000 names of features large and small throughout the state--towns, mountains, rivers, canyons, counties, post offices, and even abandoned settlements--as well as providing relevant information about location, history, and current status. The revised edition contains more than fifty expanded and updated entries. The accounts are also journeys into New Mexico's past, offering glimpses of the lives and values of the people who named the place. Humor, tragedy, mystery, and daily life--they can all be found in this book.

Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780826316899
0826316891
9780826316882
0826316883
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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