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Enchanted Mesa

Enchanted Mesa, sandstone butte, 430 ft (131 m) high, central N.Mex., near the pueblo of Acoma; called Mesa Encantada in Spanish and Katzimo or Kadzima by the Native Americans. According to Acoma tribal tradition, the mesa was the home of their people until a severe storm destroyed the only approach.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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