Guadalupe Escarpment Scenic Area

Guadalupe Escarpment Scenic Area (HM15S0)

Location: Carlsbad, NM 88220 Eddy County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 4.573', W 104° 26.826'

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Fellow Travelers, imagine the land and mountains before you covered by a deep inland sea. Then imagine a large reef forming over 255 million years ago. As the inland sea vanished minerals such as calcite and aragonite bonded together the sea life that remained, which helped to create the unique mountains, canyons and caves of the Guadalupes. You may still find a trace of that sea life, a sponge, some algae, clams or snails as you journey through the Guadalupes.

BLM manages these public lands with you, the traveler, in mind. Use your imagination to take yourself back in time, while you enjoy the mystery of this area.
HM NumberHM15S0
Placed ByU. S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 5:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 552181 N 3549017
Decimal Degrees32.07621667, -104.44710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.573', W 104° 26.826'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 34.38" N, 104° 26' 49.56" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad NM 88220, US
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