New Mexico Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by NM County

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New Mexico
Physical Features
Arches 32
Areas 183
Arroyos 237
Bars 1
Basins 86
Bays 1
Beaches 1
Benches 55
Bends 17
Capes 25
Cliffs 64
Craters 7
Falls 13
Flats 230
Forests 43
Gaps 176
Islands 8
Lakes 794
Pillars 48
Plains 7
Ranges 168
Rapids 19
Ridges 296
Slopes 7
Springs 2,572
Streams 2,013
Summits 2,507
Swamps 14
Valleys 5,219
Woods 1
New Mexico
Cultural Features
Airports 210
Bridges 28
Buildings 1,904
Canals 595
Cemeteries 606
Channels 4
Churches 1,713
Civil 530
Crossings 41
Dams 513
Hospitals 116
Levees 5
Locales 6,576
Mines 3,654
Oilfields 147
Parks 391
Post Offices 309
Reserves 35
Reservoirs 5,965
Schools 1,122
Towers 229
Trails 523
Tunnels 17
Wells 11,937
New Mexico Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 4
Buildings 10
Cemeteries 1
Churches 3
Civil 4
Dams 3
Falls 1
Hospitals 4
Lakes 1
Locales 109
Military (Historical) 23
Mines 21
Parks 1
Populated Places 125
Post Offices 474
Reservoirs 11
Schools 15
Springs 3
Streams 1
Summits 2
Tunnels 2
Valleys 1
Wells 3

New Mexico's National
Historic Landmarks
45
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.