Mora Valley, New Mexico, United States
Canon XL2 anamorphic (16:9 aspect ratio, 854 x 480 pixels)
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17 Nov 2010
19 Aug 2010
View of the Mora Valley. This time lapse video was taken August 20, 2010, 5 miles North of Mora, New Mexico, on Highway 518. Mora or Santa Gertrudis de lo de Mora is an unincorporated community in and the county seat of Mora County, New Mexico, United States. It is located about half way between Las Vegas, New Mexico and Taos on Highway 518 at an altitude of 7,180 feet. The Battle of Mora was fought in Mora in 1847, where US troops eventually defeated the insurgents, effectively ending the Taos Revolt in the Mora Valley. Mora Valley is the foothills to the Sangre de Christo Mountains and is part of the Great Divide, a geological separation of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains. The start of the Great Plains can be seen at the horizon. Hermit’s Peak can be seen at the extreme right horizon. A portion of the city of Mora can be seen at the center of the video.
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