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    The drought is so vast that it stretches from California, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. Like most surrounding states, about 80% of New Mexico is under extreme drought and scientists are now considering it a megadrought brought on by changing climate.

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    New Mexico is a state in the Southwestern United States; its capital is Santa Fe, which was founded in 1610 as capital of Nuevo México. Its largest city is Albuquerque with its accompanying metropolitan area. It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona.

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