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New Mexico (abbreviation)
New Mexico (capital)
An isolated flat topped hill with steep sides.
A dry area on the downwind side of a mountain.
A religious settlement
people who share a culture and a territory
Federal land set aside for Native Americans
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and carried away (i.e. weathering, glaciation)
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
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