New Mexico

White Sands National Park & Eagle Ranch Pistachio Groves

As a stark contrast to the surrounding landscape, White Sands National Park stands out as a sea of white in between two somber mountain ranges. To the west, the San Andres mountains are impregnated with a crystal known as selenite. 

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

For hundreds, if not thousands of years, people have lived in the area of the Guadalupe Mountains. It’s unknown whether they knew of the existance of the caverns in the mountain range during that time. 

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Capulin Volcano

The Rocky Mountain formation begins in New Mexico, continues north into Colorado and up into Canada where it merges with the Alaska Range. However, many years ago, this land was not as mountainous as we see it today. If you remember from my post about the Strataca Salt Mine in Kansas, you’ll see that a large ocean once ran through what is now the central U.S.

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