New Mexico: Images of the Land of Enchantment ~ The Atlantic

ALAN TAYLOR

New Mexico is the fifth-largest state by area and is sparsely populated, with nearly half of the state’s 2.1 million residents living in the Albuquerque metropolitan area. Below are a few glimpses of the diverse geography and history of New Mexico and some of the wildlife and people calling it home.

 

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Shiprock, the remnant of an ancient volcano, rises more than 1,500 feet above the surrounding land in the Navajo Nation in New Mexico’s San Juan County.

David Clapp / Getty

 

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