San Rafael

San Rafael (HMODA)

Location: San Rafael, NM 87051 Cibola County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 7.133', W 107° 52.536'

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San Rafael, formerly know as El Gallo, is located at a spring near the Malpais, the great lave flow to the east. The area was visited by members of Vquez de Coronado's expedition in 1540. In 1862, it was selected as the original site of Fort Wingate, focus of the campaign against the Navajos.
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 237939 N 3890011
Decimal Degrees35.11888333, -107.87560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 7.133', W 107° 52.536'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 7' 7.98" N, 107° 52' 32.16" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1551 Old Hwy 53, San Rafael NM 87051, US
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