Llano Estacado

Llano Estacado (HM15QU)

Location: Hobbs, NM 88240 Lea County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 41.811', W 103° 11.204'

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Nomadic Indians and countless buffalo herds dominated the vast plain when the Vasquez de Coronado expedition explored it in 1541. Later it was the focus of Comanchero activity, and in the 19th century it became a center for cattle ranching. The name Llano Estacado, or stockaded planes, refers to the fortress-like appearance of its escarpments.
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HM NumberHM15QU
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 669976 N 3619133
Decimal Degrees32.69685000, -103.18673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 41.811', W 103° 11.204'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 41' 48.66" N, 103° 11' 12.24" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 466-472 W Carlsbad Hwy, Hobbs NM 88240, US
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