Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site (HM1PM6)

Location: Tularosa, NM 88352 Otero County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 19.331', W 106° 4.683'

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Three miles east of here is one of the most concentrated arrays of petroglyphs in the Southwest. Along a mile-long volcanic ridge are some 21,000 images depicting animals, humans, plants and geometric shapes making it one of very few sites with public access to so many examples of rock art. The glyphs were etched into dense basalt rock with stone tools by the Jornada Mogollon people ca. 900-1400 A.D. Sierra Blanca Peak towers above site.
HM NumberHM1PM6
Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
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Date Added Friday, November 27th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13H E 399658 N 6312476
Decimal Degrees33.32218333, -106.07805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 19.331', W 106° 4.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 19' 19.86" N, 106° 4' 40.98" W
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Area Code(s)505
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9667 US-54, Tularosa NM 88352, US
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