Continental Divide


Continental Divide - New Mexico - 7,245 feet
Atlantic Ocean to east. Pacific Ocean to west.

I-40 exit 47 (US-66) west of Thoreau, New Mexico
pavement - road bike

photos by Randy Bishop, 5/12/2012


At the Divide, on the south side of I-40.

At the Divide.
 

At the Divide, looking west.

At the Divide.
 

Google Maps.

Google Earth.


At the Divide, on the north side of I-40.
 

At the Divide, looking west.
 

Old Whiting Bros sign.

At the Divide.
 
 

At the Divide.
 
 

Heading east on NM-122 (original US-66).


Route 66: EZ66 Guide for Travelers, 2nd Edition by Jerry McClanahan

Of all the Route 66 books I have, this one has the very best maps and
directions to keep you on the old bits of US-66 (about 80% of the old
highway can still be driven) and to alert you to photo oportunities and attractions.



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Last modified: June 15, 2012