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Big Bend National Park, Texas

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Big Bend National Park, Texas

report (to accompany H.R. 2325).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Law and legislation -- Texas.,
  • Big Bend National Park (Tex.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 100-249.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17803415M

    Big Bend National Park is an American national park located in West Texas, bordering park has national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. The park protects more than 1, species of plants, more than species of birds, 56 species of reptiles, and 75 species of on: Chihuahuan Desert, Texas, United States.   Big Bend National Park in remote southwest Texas contains a massive , acres of three diverse regions to explore, including desert, river and mountain surroundings. The park is named after.

    "*GPO: / Reprint " Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Alternate title: Big Bend. Includes text, col. ill., and location map. Text and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Four-and-a-half hours southeast of El Paso, Big Bend National Park is an adventurous West Texas destination for kayakers, hikers, and mountain bikers. The ,acre park at the U.S.-Mexican border was named after a bend in the Rio Grande River, .

      Big Bend National Park nestles inside this meander, and its history is as much a part of Mexico as it is of Texas. The remote border location is historically replete with rich cultural diversity, including nomadic bands of Native Americans, Spanish explorers, Mexican and Anglo farmers, ranchers, miners, military men, and : Arcadia Publishing SC. Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Big Bend. Washington, D.C.: Division of Publications, National Park Service, U.S.


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Big Bend National Park, Texas by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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