LocationThe Relative location of New Mexico is Mexico and Texas to the south. Texas to the east. Colorado to the north and Arizona to the west.
Location ContinuedThe absolute location of Sante Fe, New Mexico is 35˚N 106˚w.
RegionsNew Mexico is in the west. New Mexico is in the mountain time zone. New Mexico is also in the mountain region.
PlaceLandmark: Alamo, Johnson Space Center, White Sands National Monument and San Antonio River Walk.
Place ContinuedLandforms: Rio Grande River, Great Plains, Carlsbad Caverns, Colorado Plateau and White Sands Desert.
Place ContinuedEvery year people come to the Albuquerque balloon festival. It is a festival where you can watch and ride hot air balloons. It is on October 5 to 13. It has been going on for over 39 years.
Place ContinuedNew Mexico is sunny 70% of the time. It receives 300 inches of snowfall each year. In the summer it is normally around 90˚.
MovementRoutes: 25, 40, 10Airports: Albuquerque International Sunport and Santa Fe Airport.
Movement ContinuedExports: pecans, technology and transportation equipment.Agriculture: pecans, beef, chilies peppers and hay.
H-E InteractionAdapt: People adapt to the environment in New Mexico by wearing clothes for hotter temperatures.Modify: People built the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge so New Mexicans can get over the Rio Grande Gorge.Depend: New Mexico uses the Rio Grande to irrigate fields and crops.