Alamogordo


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National Parks
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Alamogordo

(ăl'əməgôr`dō, –də), city (1990 pop. 27,596), seat of Otero co., S N.Mex., near the Sacramento Mts.; inc. 1912. Holloman Air Force Base, home to U.S. stealth aircraft, is there, and the White Sands Missile Range is nearby. The city, founded in 1898 with the arrival of the Southern Pacific RR, became a regional trade center. Cattle, sheep, pecans, pistachios, fruit, alfalfa, and timber are produced. Among its industries are refrigerator production, printing and publishing, and meatpacking. New Mexico State Univ. has a branch at Alamogordo. White Sands National Monument (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table) lies to the west. The Trinity Site, where the first atomic bomb was exploded on July 16, 1945, is northwest. A space shuttle landing site, the International Space Hall of Fame, the Mescalero (Apache) Reservation, and Lincoln National Forest are nearby.

Alamogordo

site of first A-bomb explosion; heralded atomic age (1945). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 11]
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Ms Nielsen's trip came days after the death of 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
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It reported that he and his father were taken to a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where the boy was diagnosed with a cold and a fever, given prescriptions for amoxicillin and ibuprofen, and released on Monday afternoon.
The father and son were taken to the Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where the boy was diagnosed with a common cold and fever, and eventually released by hospital staff.
Customs and Border Protection said the boy -- identified by the Guatemalan consul in Phoenix as Felipe Gmez Alonzo -- had shown "signs of potential illness" on Monday and was taken with his father to a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
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