Llano Estacado

Llano Estacado (HM1E7U)

Location: Caprock, NM 88213 Chaves County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 24.112', W 103° 44.23'

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Nomadic Indians and countless buffalo herds dominated this vast plain when the Vquez de Coronado expedition explored it in 1541. Later it was the focus of Comanchero activity, and in the 19th century it became a center for cattle ranching. The name Llano Estacado, or stockaded plains, refers to the fortress-like appearance of its escarpments.
HM NumberHM1E7U
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 617434 N 3696551
Decimal Degrees33.40186667, -103.73716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 24.112', W 103° 44.23'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 24' 6.72" N, 103° 44' 13.80" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7480 2nd St, Caprock NM 88213, US
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