New Mexico

 

Geological State Symbols Across America           Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures


New Mexico State Geological Symbols
Type
Symbol
Year Established
State Gem
Turquoise
1967
State Fossil
Coelophysis
1981


State Gem: Turquoise

 


State Fossil: Coelophysis


 

References

https://statesymbolsusa.org/states/united-states/new-mexico


Geology of New Mexico's National Parks

Through Pictures

(at least the one's I have been to)

 

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Visited in 2003

 

Carlsbad Housing                Carlsbad Cave

Housing at the Caves                                                                                    Cave Entrance      

 

Carlsbad Sign                Carlsbad Landscape

      Park Sign                                                                                               Surrounding Landscape


White Sands National Monument

Visited in 2004

 

                

              The dune road                                                                                    Veronica and I under a dune

 

White sand ripples                White Sands Landscape

White Sand Ripples                                                                                      The landscape

 

                Wife on a dune

My accomplishment                                                                              Veronica on a dune

(Yes that's me on the dune)