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Albuquerque, NM, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 6' 38.5308", -106° 36' 35.9676"
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In 1706, New Mexico Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdes founded the new Villa de Alburquerque (now "Albuquerque"), which became the principal settlement of the Rio Abajo, or lower river district. Here, the Camino Real wound its way through a series of farming and ranching communities.

Last updated: 11/7/2010 16:52:10
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Albuquerque New Mexico