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New Mexico

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New Mexico

Entered the Union: February 14, 1912 (48) Capital: Santa Fe
Origin of Name: From Mexico, “place of Mexitli,” an Aztec god or leader
State Nickname: Land of Enchantment State Bird: Roadrunner
State Motto: Crescit eundo (It grows as it goes) State Tree: Piñon
State Gem: Turquoise State Flower: Yucca
State Song:“O Fair New Mexico" State Animal: Black Bear
National Parks: 3 • National Forests: 7 • State Parks: 32
Famous for: Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands, Gila Cliff Dwellings
Famous New Mexicans: Ralph Bunche (Nobel Peace Prize Winner), Kit Carson (Army Scout), John Chisum (Cattle King), Sid Guitierrez (Astronaut), William Hanna (Animator), Conrad Hilton (Hotel Executive), Nancy Lopez (Golfer), Al & Bobby Unser (Auto Racers), Patrick Garrett (Lawman), William "Billy the Kid" Bonney (Outlaw), Glen Campbell • John Denver • Bo Diddley (Singers), Demi Moore (Actress)


Video of Farmington, New Mexico (1 of 1)

Video of a Weather Balloon over Kirtland, New Mexico (1 of 1)



Amoco, New Mexico to Towaoc, Colorado

Dancing Eagle Casino, Casa Blanca, New Mexico

Gallup, New Mexico

Trip from Gallup, New Mexico to Casa Blanc, New Mexico

Trip from Shiprock, New Mexico to Gallup, New Mexico May 2018

Trip from Albuquerque, NM To Gallup, New Mexico October 9, 2020

Trip from Gallup, New Mexico To Williams, Arizona October 10, 2020

Trip from Gallup, New Mexico To Tucumcari, New Mexico

Trip from Winslow, Arizona to Gallup, New Mexico May 14, 2020

Trip from Williams, Arizona To Gallup, New Mexico

Trip from Kirtland, New Mexico to Shiprock, New Mexico

Rattlesnake Draw Rest Area, NM

Sky City Casino, Amoco, New Mexico

Tucumcari, New Mexico

USA RV Park, Gallup, New Mexico

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