Alibi V.20 No.19 • May 12-18, 2011 

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7 Natural Wonders

This land is our land

Carlsbad Caverns, Valles Caldera, Tent Rocks, White Sands, Carrizozo Malpais, Otero Mesa and Bisti/De-Na-Zin
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7 Wet Wonders

Where the water is

Blue Hole, Jemez, Heron Lake, Carlsbad Riverwalk, San Juan River, T or C and Rio Grande Gorge
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7 Ancient Wonders

Stories as old as the hills

Ghost Ranch, Bandelier, Sandia Man, Acoma, Chaco, Aztec Ruins and Quarai Ruins
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7 Religious Wonders

Give thanks for these spiritual sites

Christ in the Desert, Plaza Blanca, Dar al Islam, Kagyu Shenpen Kunchab, San Francisco de Asis Church, Santuario de Chimayó, Ram Das Ashram and Loretto Chapel
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7 Old-West Wonders

How the West was fun

Montezuma Castle, Shaffer Hotel, Rancho Bonito, Saint James Hotel, Cumbres & Toltec Railroad, Buckhorn Saloon, White Oaks and Las Golondrinas
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7 Sci-Fi Wonders

Mostly stranger than fiction

The Lightning Field, Trementina Base, VLA, Taos Hum, Spaceport America, Roswell and Dulce Base
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7 Roadside Wonders

Absolutely worth pulling over for

Tinkertown, Manzano Sunflowers, Ice Cave, Bandera Volcano, Echo Amphitheater, Belen Harvey House, Teako Nunn's Giants and Kokopelli's Cave
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7 Underwhelming Wonders

Things that make you go ... Meh

Clines Corners, Trinity Site, Continental Divide, Mesilla Plaza, Camel Rock, Four Corners and Roswell Crash Sites
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7 Weird Wonders

WTF, N.M.?

Atari Video Game Burial Site, Moore's Trading Post, The Oryx, Flying Paperboy of the Guadalupes, Toilet Rock, Lake Lucero and Mystery Stone
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7 Grave Wonders

Rest in peace, famous dead Americans

Billy the Kid, Elfego Baca, D.H. Lawrence, Dennis Hopper, Smokey Bear, Randy Castillo and HAM the Astrochimp