Sangre de Cristo


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sangre de Cristo

 

a mountain range in the Southern Rocky Mountains in the USA, in the states Colorado and New Mexico. The range extends approximately 300 km and rises to an elevation of 4,363 m at Blanca Peak. It is composed of red sandstones and schists. The peaks have glaciers and firn fields. The slopes feature sparse mountain pine forests.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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