The Place Names of New Mexico

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Author: Robert Julyan
Book Page #: 403
Book Size: 8.8 (H) x 6 (W) x 1 (Th)
Type: Paperback
Weight: 18
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publish Date: January 1, 1996

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.