Hells Canyon Wasteway (aka Hell Canyon Wasteway)



Manmade waterway used by watercraft or for drainage, irrigation, mining, or water power.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.7872778°, -106.6839142°
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4846 ft. (1477 m.)

Topographic Map

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. Hells Canyon Wasteway is covered by the Los Lunas, NM US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Canals

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

El Camposanto de la Liverta Man-made 0.5 mi
Cypress Estates Park Man-made 1.2 mi
Valencia Pueblo (historical) Man-made 1.2 mi
Sangre de Cristo Cemetery Man-made 1.3 mi
Orona Pit Man-made 1.4 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 LOS LUNAS 3 which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 4,840 feet (6 feet lower than Hells Canyon Wasteway). 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 .43" 50.6° 17.5°
February .42" 57.6° 22.0°
March .57" 64.7° 28.4°
April .50" 71.8° 34.5°
May .60" 80.3° 44.3°
June .52" 90.0° 53.0°
July 1.39" 91.9° 59.9°
August 1.89" 89.7° 58.9°
September 1.39" 83.6° 50.0°
October 1.09" 73.7° 37.3°
November .59" 60.0° 25.0°
December .54" 50.7° 17.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 80% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 55% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 95% of other locations on record.