Sangre de Cristo Mountains


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San·gre de Cris·to Mountains

 (săng′grē dē krĭs′tō)
A range of the southern Rocky Mountains extending from south-central Colorado to north-central New Mexico and rising to 4,372 m (14,345 ft).

Sangre de Cristo Mountains

(ˈsæŋɡrɪ də ˈkrɪstəʊ)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in S Colorado and N New Mexico: part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak: Blanca Peak, 4364 m (14 317 ft)
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Silhouetted against the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the Taos Pueblo, a multistory adobe dwelling, captivated Spanish explorers, inspired countless artists, and helped draw generations of travelers looking to experience the Native American culture of the Southwest.
From the Santa Fe National Forest and Watershed, a National Park Service Latino Heritage Site significant for its history as the home to Hispano settlers, and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the recently established Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge that provides critical outdoor and educational opportunities to the Latino communities in Bernalillo and Valencia Counties in New Mexico, the LWCF has preserved public lands significant to the Latino community's cultural and historical heritage.
It is the home of the Shakespeare in the Sangres Festival held each summer by the WCPA in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater at the foot of the spectacular Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
It is framed to the east by the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
While Worcester's seven hills can't compete with the rugged beauty of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico, Mr.
With sights set on the fabled seven cities of Cibola, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado and his conquistadores bivouacked at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near the confluence of Glorieta Creek and the Pecos River in the presence of an Indian Pueblo in 1541.
Nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the city supports more than 300 art galleries and art dealers, while just outside the city, the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos--historic, continuously occupied settlements--each house artists in a particular traditional specialty.
Sited in the foothills of the Rockies, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, galleries and museums exhibit traditional and contemporary works -- including those of Georgia O'Keefe.
Centuries ago, Spanish colonists took advantage of the abundant snow melt from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains above Taos and dug an elaborate network of irrigation ditches called acequias.
Granite is the primary component of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
We were heading up the Sangre de Cristo mountains in New Mexico, the southernmost range of the Rocky mountains that stretch 3,000 miles to Canada.
Located 7,000 feet above sea level in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Albuquerque Airport and 70 miles from Santa Fe, the home of the "red willow" (the meaning of taos in the native Tiwa language) has for years attracted those with adventure in their souls and creativity in their hearts.