The Place Names of New Mexico
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The Place Names of New Mexico

by Robert Julyan
     
 

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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.

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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-13:
9780826316899
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
2nd Revised Edition
Pages:
403
Sales rank:
1,135,591
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Julyan is the author of numerous travel and New Mexico-related books. He resides in Albuquerque.

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