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New Mexico Prezi

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New Mexico
Albuquerque
The Land of Enchantment
Santa Fe
White Rock Overlook
Georgia O'Keeffe
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
License Plate
This is a modern hotel in New Mexico .
The state flower of New Mexico is the Yucca.
The Rio Grande River runs through New Mexico. White water Rafting and fly fishing are popular sports on the Rio Grande.
There are many producers in New Mexico. These include:
Hedgehog Cactus
Yucca (state flower)
Desert Zinnia
Desert Marigold
Sunset Cactus
Knowloton Cactus (New Mexico is the only place where it can be found)
New Mexico has many consumers. Some of them are:
Roadrunner (state bird)
Coyotes
Elks
Deer
Tarantulas (in the desert)
Tarantula Hawk Wasp (state insect)
Lizards
Snakes
Sheep
Mexican Wolves
Jackrabbits
Javelinas
Porcupines
New Mexico's climate is exceptionally sunny and dry throughout the year. The average summer temperature ranges from about 79 degrees to 94 degrees. The average winter temperature ranges from about from 25 degrees to 34 degrees. The average annual precipitation in the state is quite low, roughly 13 inches per year.



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This is New Mexico's state insect
the tarantula hawk wasp.
New Mexico Cave Dwellings
Some of these caves are in the Gila National Forest.
Rio Grande River
The Rio Grande is a very important waterway in New Mexico.
There are many interesting things about New Mexico. Some of them are:

With an elevation of about 7,000 feet, Santa Fe is the highest capital city in the United States. Santa Fe is also the oldest capital city in the United States.

The Rio Grande Zoological Park in Albuquerque displays more than 1,000 animals in exhibits much like their natural habitats. For example, The Southern Bayou exhibit is the swampy home of many alligators.

New Mexico has many ghost towns. Some of these include White Oaks, Cabezon, and Mogollon.

The War Eagles Museum in Santa Teresa displays fighter planes from World War || , jet-fighter aircraft from the Korean War, and antique cars.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a popular tourist attraction. The park contains more than 100 limestone caves, many of which tourists can explore.
New Mexico is a leading producer of fuels and minerals. They produce:
Natural gas
oil
coal
copper
gold
silver
petroleum
uranium
This is a mine in Carlsbad, New Mexico
Natural Resources
Crops grown in New Mexico
onions
pecans
peanuts
cotton
chile peppers ( New Mexico's most famous crop
cotton
corn
wheat
New Mexico produces many things . Such as :
pottery
jewelry
pecans
onions
chili peppers
silver
gold
copper
oil
coal
green chili
The history of New Mexico is very important .

New Mexico became a U.S territory in 1850 after the Mexican-American war (1846-1848) but it did not become a state until 1912
Some Native Americans in New Mexico enlarged holes in cliffs and linked them together to form clusters of cave dwellings
New Mexico's first inhabitants were various groups of Native Americans who farmed and hunted on the land for at least 10,000 years before European explorers appeared
The first highway in the region was El Camino Real (The King's Highway) , which was established in the late 1500's
The first railroad to enter the territory was the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe , which reached Raton from Colorado in 1878. two years later it was extended to Santa Fe
Capitol Building
White Sands national Monument
Los Alamos Research Laboratory
Deserts and forests in New Mexico
A New Mexico Mesa
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Taos
Wheeler Peak
Meet Rico the Roadrunner!
These are a few examples of New Mexican architecture
Taos ski resort
Taos Pueblo
There are many jobs in New Mexico. These include:
artists
farmers
government (scientists)
military (White Sands)
Land/waterways
Mesas
The Rio Grande River
The Sangre De Cristo Mountains (in the Rocky Mountains)
Elephant Butte Lake
Deserts
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
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