Product DescriptionMany not imagine New Mexicans of New Mexico as a great desert, but New Mexico is one state largely mountainous, with over a hundred groups of mountain name. highest point in New Mexico is Wheeler Peak 13,161 feet, and Sierra Blanca, 11,973 feet high, is snow covered most of the year. Moreover, the mountains here are very diverse rarely seen elsewhere: glacier carved alpine summits (Sangre de Cristo), shield volcanoes (Mount Taylor and Sierra Grande), cinder cones (Capulin Mountain), the fossil limestone reefs (Guadalupe), laccolith intrusions (Capitan and Zuni Mountains), erosion formations (Tucumcari Mountain), and tilted fault blocks (Watermelons and Horses.) animals in the mountains of New Mexico are from. . . More>>

The Mountains of New Mexico

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