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Prairie Grasslands

Prairie Grasslands

Vast prairie grasslands in northern New Mexico along US Route 285. The peak in the near distance is Ute Mountain, a volcanic cone mountain that rises to an elevation of 10,093 ft ( (3,076 m) above the Taos Plateau. Ute Mountain is the highest point of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument which consists of 242,455 acres of public land including the Rio Grande Gorge.

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