The Place Names of New Mexico (Paperback)

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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780826316899
ISBN-10: 0826316891
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 1996
Pages: 403
Language: English