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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument: Trail Map and Geology

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument: Trail Map and Geology
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument: Trail Map and Geology

"This map gives you a new understanding of nature's work as you walk the trails and see the beautiful formations"

One of the most popular natural sites in Northern New Mexico, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, now has a map, trail guide and geologic history to make your visit even more enjoyable.

Author and volcanologist Dr. Kirt Kempter., a frequent tour guide for the Smithsonian, Elderhostel and local tours, provides a trail map explaining many of the geologic features of the area for the average visitor.

This full color map of the area and its geology include;
  • A detail topographic map of the area with the trails, geo features, wonderful photographs and trailhead facilities
  • Explanations of how the "tents" are formed along with a geology timeline for the past 30 million years
  • Color diagrams and graphics of the history of geologic formations which explain the most of the volcanic past of the area and how that activity has resulted in the wonderful formations that we enjoy
  • Explanation of the origin and formation of "Apache Tears"

Map size: 22-1/2 inches by 33 inches, folded to 3-3/4" x 8-1/4", printed on waterproof paper in full color on both sides.


NOTE: For on-line purchases the "Buy Now" button takes you to the Public Lands Information Center Store in Albuquerque