With stunning photographs, timelines, and a regional geologic map, noted geologist Kirt Kempter explains the geologic story and landscape evolution of the region for travelers, hikers, and armchair geologists.
Guide and Map for Three National Historic Trails Connecting Santa Fe to the Rest of the World
By Kathryn HuelsterDick Huelster
$13.95 Map 978-0-9766839-8-8 June 2015
This guide, created for the Three Trails Conference of 2015, tells the history of the El Camino Real, the Santa Fe Trail, and the Old Spanish Trail as they traced their paths across the state of New Mexico.
The text, photographs, graphics, and map that appear here, created with the assistance of New Mexico’s Office of Archaeological Studies, provide the curious reader and the interested explorer alike with insight into the fascinating history and archaeology of New Mexico.
Color diagrams and graphics of the history of geologic formations, including the Rio Grande rift, provide background for understanding the area, and a detailed, durable topographic map provides information about trails and features for the day hiker.