Haystack Mountain (New Mexico) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHaystack Mountain
|Elevation||7,833 ft (2,387 m)|
|Prominence||900 feet (270 m)|
|Location||McKinley County, New Mexico, U.S.|
|Parent range||Zuni Mountains, part of the Colorado Plateau|
|Topo map||USGS Bluewater, NM|
Haystack Mountain is a lone peak in the Zuni Mountains range in the Southeast part of the Colorado Plateau and is clearly visible from nearby Interstate 40. There is a Vertical Angle Bench March from the U.S. National Geodetic Survey which marks the top of the mesa at 7,833 feet (2,387 m).
From 1950 to 1980, this area was one of the highest Uranium producing regions in the country.
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