New Mexico: Images of the Land of Enchantment (34 photos)

New Mexico is the fifth-largest state by area, and is sparsely populated, with nearly half of the state’s 2.1 million residents living in the Albuquerque metropolitan area. Below are a few glimpses of the diverse geography and history of New Mexico and some of the wildlife and people calling it home.

This photo story is part of Fifty, a collection of images from each of the United States.


Shiprock, the remnant of an ancient volcano, rises more than 1,500 feet above the surrounding land in the Navajo Nation in New Mexico’s San Juan County.

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