Tierra Amarilla

Tierra Amarilla (HM1ES7)

Location: Tres Piedras, NM 87577 Rio Arriba County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 40.831', W 106° 0'

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Elevation 7,860 ft.

In 1832 the Mexican government made a large community land grant to Manuel Martinez and other settlers but settlement was delayed by raids by Utes, Jicarilla Apaches and Navajos. Tierra Amarilla, first called Nutritas, became the Rio Arriba County Seat in 1880. In 1967 in was the focus of conflicts between National Guardsmen and land rights activist Reies Lopez Tijerina
HM NumberHM1ES7
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 410651 N 4059897
Decimal Degrees36.68051667, -106.00000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.831', W 106° 0'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 49.86" N, 106° 0' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 493 Unnamed Road, Tres Piedras NM 87577, US
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