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|Raton Mesa (Mesa de Maya)|
|Location||Las Animas County, Colorado, USA|
The 4,183-acre (16.93 km2) mesa is covered by lava that protects it from erosion, in comparison to other sites in the Rocky Mountain foothills that have been subject to weathering and erosion.
- "Raton Mesa". National Park Service. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
- Willis Thomas Lee; Frank Hall Knowlton (1917). Geology and Paleontology of the Raton Mesa and Other Regions in Colorado and New Mexico. Washington: GPO.
- United States. National Park Service (1965). Raton Mesa National Monument: A Proposal. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.