Sacramento Mountains

Sacramento Mountains
a mountain range in S New Mexico and SW Texas: highest peak, Sierra Bianco, 12,003 ft. (3660 m).

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▪ mountains, United States
 segment of the southern Rockies, extending southward for 160 mi (260 km) from Ancho, in south central New Mexico, into Culberson County, western Texas, U.S. They include the Sierra Blanca and the Guadalupe and Jicarilla mountains, with heights averaging from 8,000 to 10,000 ft (2,400 to 3,000 m). The Sierra Blanca Peak (12,003 ft) is the highest in the group, and Guadalupe Peak (8,749 ft) is the highest in Texas. Features include the Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains national parks, the Lincoln National Forest, and the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation. The mountain region, generally arid, is the site of ranching and mining activities.

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