Cebolleta Mesa, New Mexico

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A large mesa that lies southwest of the Acoma Indian Reservation in central New Mexico, rising up to 8,765 feet at its peak. The name Cebolleta (spelling varies and can appear as Cebollita) means "little onion" in Spanish.

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"View of El Malpais Lava Fields seen from the Cebolleta Mesa (right foreground) in northwestern New Mexico, May 2005" by Bryce Chackerian is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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