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8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Coronado State Monument, outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The actual name is Kuaua, a Tiwa word for "evergreen". The original peoples of this settlement were overtaken by Francisco Vsquez de Corona

Coronado State Monument, outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The actual name is Kuaua, a Tiwa word for "evergreen". The original peoples of this settlement were overtaken by Francisco Vsquez de Coronado while looking for the fabled cities of gold.

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Date Taken: 03.2010
Date Uploaded: 11.2010
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Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Doug Kessler