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Above: The West Potrillo Mountains Wilderness Study Area makes up 250 square miles (647 square kilometers) within the West Potrillo mountain range in southern New Mexico. The mountains are located roughly 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Las Cruces in the Chihuahuan Desert, and are made of up diverse rock layers and volcanic features. The Wilderness Study Area, managed by the Bureau of Land Management, consists of federal land that remains undeveloped to preserve its natural conditions. [Related: World's Most Famous Rocks]    Less «
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