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The Mountains of New Mexico Paperback – July 15, 2006


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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press (July 15, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826335160
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826335166
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,406,857 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A comprehensive and excellent reference...Julyan captures the magic of the New Mexico mountains and provides a wealth of information and insight as to the importance of these natural resources that have existed for millions of years."

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This guide to New Mexico's mountains provides information such as location, elevation and relief, ecosystems, archaeology, Native American presence, mining history, ghost towns, recreation, geology, ecology, and plants and animals.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Benjamin Drenth on February 27, 2010
Format: Paperback
I do a lot of geological work in New Mexico, and have traveled around the state for several years. Robert Julyan has done an excellent job of summarizing the physiography and history of New Mexico's mountains. Also, he's done an admirable job of summarizing the geology of these mountains in a way that is scientifically valid and I think is understandable to the general public. Each section (broken down by mountain ranges and/or individual peaks) includes good information on accessibility. An introductory section on geology and the human history of New Mexico's mountains is very good. Including a detailed reference list was a good idea, and will be helpful for anyone that wants to learn more about specific areas. For these reasons, I highly recommend this book as a reference for anyone that plays and works in these mountains- I wish that similar books would be written for other states!

Unfortunately, I can't give this book 5 stars because of the poor maps and other illustrations. Users of the book will need to pair it with a good atlas of the state for finding their way around.

That being said, this book is a great value.
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