Definitions for llano estacadoˈlɑ noʊ ˌɛs təˈkɑ doʊ, ˈlæn oʊ
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a large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains
Llano Estacado, commonly known as the Staked Plain, is a region in the Southwestern United States that encompasses parts of eastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas. One of the largest mesas or tablelands on the North American continent, the elevation rises from 3,000 feet (900 m) in the southeast to over 5,000 feet (1,500 m) in the northwest, sloping almost uniformly at about 10 feet per mile (1.9 m/km). At such a gradual slope, however, the elevation change is imperceptible to the human observer.
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