New Mexico

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New Mexico

  1. 1. NEW MEXICO
  2. 2. <ul><li>This is the flag of New Mexico, it has a yellow background with a red cross </li></ul>This is the shield, which has an imperial eagle
  3. 3. New Mexico is a state in southwestern United States
  4. 4. The most important cities are: Las Cruces, Alburquerque Las Vegas and Clovis
  5. 5. Santa Fe is the capital of New Mexico It has got 70.600 habitants
  6. 6. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It has a very varied terrain, mountains, deserts and Great plains </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GEOGRAPHY
  7. 7. <ul><li>Organ mountains </li></ul>Sangre de Cristo mountains
  8. 8. Apache forest Grande river divides the state from north to south
  9. 9. In New Mexico there are many hot springs
  10. 10. CLIMATE <ul><li>New Mexico's climate is arid, dry and cold in winter. There is little precipitation, snow at higher altitudes, the summer storms are frequent. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The summer is the rainy season. It’s characterized by clean air and a clear sky </li></ul>
  12. 12. The economic resources of the country are livestock, oil and minerals and to a lesser extent tourism
  13. 13. TOM UDALL <ul><li>Is the senator of 2008, it’s democratic. </li></ul>
  14. 14. BILL RICHARDSON <ul><li>Is the governor. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2007 announced his candidacy for president of the United States . </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>In the stiff cone pine, blue spruce and pine inhabit sub-alpine great horned rams Maroons, moose, mountain goats, marmots, birds and small rodents . </li></ul>FAUNA
  16. 16. <ul><li>It has been identified over 6,000 plant species throughout the state, characteristics of plants from desert to alpine vegetation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FLORA </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. MUSEUMS The museum on the rattle snake, on the Turquoise Museum, the National Atomic Museum
  18. 18. <ul><li>Museum of Natural History & Science </li></ul>
  19. 19. Ranch of the swallows <ul><li>Recalls the life of the era of Spanish colonization in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries </li></ul>
  20. 20. THE MUSEUM OF TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURE <ul><li>Recognizes farmers and cowboys in New Mexico . </li></ul>
  21. 21. FORT SELDEN <ul><li>In this ancient town where General Douglas MacArthur lived during his youth and it was where they stayed in the Buffalo Soldiers . </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Visitors still come to New Mexico to see real cowboys, the Spanish colonizers introduced the so-called Western Way of Life </li></ul>

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