The Cerro de Santa Clara is a volcanic relict in the Rio Puerco Valley (New Mexico). It rises about 300 metres above the high-desert plain with its broader neighbour Cerro de Guadalupe. They are situated about 80 kilometres northwest of the city Albuquerque.
The stamp is showing a view of the Rio Puerco looking northeast to Cerro de Santa Clara (left) and Cerro de Guadalupe. The Rio Puerco is a tributary of the Rio Grande.