Casta?o de Sosa's Route

Casta?o de Sosa's Route (HM15R7)

Location: Artesia, NM 88210 Eddy County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 48.542', W 104° 23.715'

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In 1590-91 Gaspar Casta?o de Sosa, a Portuguese by birth, took an expedition up the Pecos River in an attempt to establish a colony in New Mexico. His venture was a failure, but it led to a permanent settlement under Don Juan de Onate in 1598. Casta?o de Sosa passed near here in winter of 1590.
HM NumberHM15R7
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 556615 N 3630278
Decimal Degrees32.80903333, -104.39525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 48.542', W 104° 23.715'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 48' 32.52" N, 104° 23' 42.90" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2715-2899 S 1st St, Artesia NM 88210, US
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