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In 1719 the Spanish explorer Antonio Valverde y Cosio named the Sangre de Cristo ("Blood of Christ") mountains, in 1719, after being impressed by the reddish hue of the snowy peaks at sunrise. The Pecos National Monument can be seen here.

Location: Las Vegas New Mexico

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(Las Vegas) Sangre de Cristo Mountains

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