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New Mexico Prezi
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The Land of Enchantment
White Rock Overlook
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
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:
Yucca (state flower)
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)
Tarantulas (in the desert)
Tarantula Hawk Wasp (state insect)
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.
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:
This is a mine in Carlsbad, New Mexico
Crops grown in New Mexico
chile peppers ( New Mexico's most famous crop
New Mexico produces many things . Such as :
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
White Sands national Monument
Los Alamos Research Laboratory
Deserts and forests in New Mexico
A New Mexico Mesa
Can you see the difference ?
Meet Rico the Roadrunner!
These are a few examples of New Mexican architecture
Taos ski resort
There are many jobs in New Mexico. These include:
military (White Sands)
The Rio Grande River
The Sangre De Cristo Mountains (in the Rocky Mountains)
Elephant Butte Lake
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi