Cerro Montoso Meteorological Station (No. 42)

Description: 

Cerro Montoso Meteorological Station (No. 42) is at the eastern edge of the Sevilleta in a small bowl - Montosa Draw. Cerro Montoso is just to the south and there is a lower set of hills to the north.

Site Details: 

Soils
Sedillo-Clovis Association
Landform
Slope/Aspect: easterly aspect. Terrain/Physiography: Rolling foothills cut by numerous drainages coming from the west
Vegetation
Pinon-Juniper
Hydrology
First order drainages to north and south of station both of which drain into drainage 50 m west of station. Water present only during heavy rainfall events.

Elevation: 

1,971m