Ox Canyon Mine



Place or area from which commercial minerals are or were removed from the Earth; not including oilfield.
See also: Dams, Forests, Locales, and Parks
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
36.7494739°, -104.6205473°
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6896 ft. (2102 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Ox Canyon Mine is covered by the Koehler, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Raton, NM 15 mi
Maxwell, NM 15 mi
Cimarron, NM 23 mi
Starkville, CO 26 mi
Valdez, CO 26 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Ox Canyon Land 0.5 mi
Prairie Crow Canyon Land 0.6 mi
Schombrug Canyon Land 0.7 mi
Diablo Canyon Land 0.9 mi
Castle Canyon Land 1.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is MAXWELL 3 NW (RATON) which is approximately 13 miles away and has an elevation of 6,019 feet (877 feet lower than Ox Canyon Mine). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .28" 45.9° 11.9°
February .23" 51.5° 15.4°
March .58" 57.8° 22.7°
April .68" 64.7° 29.3°
May 2.22" 72.8° 38.7°
June 2.11" 81.6° 46.9°
July 2.38" 85.5° 52.4°
August 3.14" 83.4° 51.3°
September 2.03" 77.4° 44.3°
October 1.04" 68.0° 32.4°
November .57" 55.0° 21.2°
December .25" 46.7° 13.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 72% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 84% of other locations on record.