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Science In Your Backyard: New Mexico

New Mexico


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New Mexico State Facts

Image of New Mexico with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate


Capital: Santa Fe(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 121,356 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 2,059,179
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Wheeler Peak at 13,161 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Taos
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Red Bluff Reservoir at 2,842 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Eddy
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Torrance County approx. 12 miles south-southwest of Willard
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)

 

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