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Abo (historic place)

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Built  1629 (1629)
Designated NHL  June 13, 1962
Area  12 ha
Nearest city  Abo
NRHP Reference #  66000497
Opened  1629
Added to NRHP  15 October 1966
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Part of  Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument (#66000494)
Similar  Salinas Pueblo Missions, Abo Canyon, Quarai Mission Ruins, Manzano Mountains State Park, Fox River National Wildlife R

Abo is a pueblo ruin in New Mexico that is preserved in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument.

The Ab√≥ Ruins are located about 9 miles west of Mountainair, at about 6100 feet (1859 m) above sea level. They are said to date back to the 14th century. It was a major trading station during its time. There is a visitor contact station, a 0.25 mile (0.4 km) trail through the mission ruins, and a 0.5 mile (0.8 km) trail around the unexcavated pueblo ruins.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962.

Abo is also the geological type locality for the Abo Formation, which is made up of sandstone red beds and is exposed to the northwest of the Abo ruins.

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Abo (historic place) Wikipedia


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