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.

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