Cebolla Wilderness

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Cebolla Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
La Ventana Natural Arch within Cebolla Wilderness
LocationCibola County, New Mexico, United States
Area61,600 acres (24,900 ha)
Established1987-12-31
Governing bodyBureau of Land Management
WebsiteCebolla Wilderness

Cebolla Wilderness is a 61,600-acre (24,900 ha) Wilderness area located within the El Malpais National Conservation Area in New Mexico. The area was added to the National Wilderness Preservation System on December 31, 1987 by Public Law 100-225.[1] The area is a bordered by the Acoma Pueblo to the east and the El Malpais National Monument and New Mexico Highway 117 to the west. Elevations range from 7,000 feet (2,100 m) to 8,200 feet (2,500 m).[2] The sandstone canyons and mesas of this rimrock area include features such as La Ventana natural arch.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cebolla Wilderness Fact Sheet" (PDF). Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  2. ^ a b "Cebolla". www.blm.gov. 2016-11-02. Retrieved 2016-12-11.

Coordinates: 34°45′N 107°55′W / 34.75°N 107.92°W / 34.75; -107.92