MOON OVER NEW MEXICO
New Mexico is a phenomenon because for many people it
doesn't exist. Yes, there is Arizona, Texas, and Colorado. What do you
mean, New Mexico?
How can you overlook 121,593 square miles
(314,925 square kilometers)?
New Mexico is actually the fifth largest of
the U.S. states.
Maybe one of the reasons for this phenomenon is that
the New Mexicans are pretty laid-back people who keep a low profile.
New Mexico's motto is Crescit eundo, meaning
It grows as it goes. The key to understanding this motto, is
This motto was adapted as state motto back in the days when politicians
still knew their Latin.
The state capital of New Mexico is
Some of the many interesting towns
of New Mexico are
to where Julia Roberts lives),
Clayton (where you find
Roswell with its
Very helpful with most inquiries is the
New Mexico Department
SouthernNewMexico.com provides you with an abundance of articles from
"Activities" to "Wildlife."
New Mexico IN History
You can find a very interesting
New Mexico timeline here. Did you know that between the years 1850 and 1863 Arizona was part of the
Territory of New Mexico? And even more than that, check it out.
Map of New Mexico Territory, 1824
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In 1912 New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union. Here you can visit
New Mexico State
MAP OF NEW MEXICO IN 1895
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New Mexico Climate
New Mexico has a 70% possibility of sunshine (source).
This is a neat page from the
Find out the current time in New Mexico from the
official U.S. clock.
ROAMING SOUTHERN New Mexico
If you feel like roaming
Southern New Mexico, consider yourself lucky as there exists a book
with this very title. What are the odds! Written by Phyllis
Eileen Banks and available at
And yes, it is true. The heart of the
Wild West is the saloon. Here are 26 minutes on The Old West in New
Ready for some great pictures of
Southern New Mexico?
You're in for a treat. Here is the
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