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Places of Geologic SignificanceVolcanic Dikes - Big Bend NP, TX, US

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Located in Big Bend National park along Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceChisos Mountains -- Big Bend National Park TX

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A sign along the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive explains the volcanic origins of the Chisos Mountains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBurro Mesa Pouroff -- Big Bend National Park, Brewster County TX

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The pouroff (dry waterfall) at Lower Burro Mesa is in a dry wash that fills with flash floods, resulting in a dramatic waterfall that has carved unusual features this box canyon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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WaterfallsBurro Mesa Pouroff -- Big Bend National Park, Brewster County TX

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The waterfall (pouroff) at Lower Burro Mesa is a dry wash that fills with flash floods, resulting in a dramatic waterfall that has carved unusual features this box canyon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Volcano WatchingGoat Mountain - Ross Maxell Scenic Drive, Big Bend NP, TX

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Much of Big Bend National Park was formed by the action of volcanoes, long since dormant. One of those old volcanoes created Goat Mountain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGoat Mountain -- Big Bend NP TX

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Much of Big Bend National Park was formed by the action of volcanoes, long since dormant. One of those old volcanoes created Goat Mountain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Scenic Roadside Look-OutsSotol Vista -- Big Bend NP TX

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The overlook at Sotol Vista off the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive is a great place to watch the sunset

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVolcanic Origins -- Window Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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The Chisos Mountains were formed by volcanic activity from 17-38 million years ago

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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Civilian Conservation CorpsCCC -- Big Bend National Park TX

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The reason you can enjoy Big Bend National Park: Because hundreds of CCC men built it for you

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Civilian Conservation CorpsChisos Mountain Lodge Road -- Big Bend National Park TX

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The CCC began building Chisos Mountain Lodge Road in 1933, the start of 9 years of CCC work in what would become Big Bend National Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMule Ears Peaks - Big Bend NP TX

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The famous Mule Ears Peaks at Big Bend, so named because . . . well, duh

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Children's GardensPanther Path -- Panther Junction Visitor Center, Big Bend NP TX

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The Panther Path garden explains the Chihuahuan Desert plants and fulfills requirements for Junior Ranger badge activities

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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UNESCO Biosphere ReservesBig Bend National Park - Brewster County TX

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Big Bend National Park is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 3/14/2017

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Scenic Roadside Look-OutsTuff Canyon -- Big Bend NP TX

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A roadside pullout affords a great view of an interesting tuff (volcanic ash) canyon

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 3/27/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTuff Canyon -- Big Bend NP TX

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An interpretive sign at a trailhead explains this unusual canyon at Big Bend National park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 3/27/2018

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Natural ArchesLion Rock -- Big Bend NP TX

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A volcanic outcrop of rock that has weathered to look like a fierce lion baring his teeth and peering over the desert at Big Bend National Park -- the illusion is helped by the natural arch formed in the lion's jaw area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 3/27/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCerro Castellan - Big Bend NP TX

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An interpretive sign explains the beauty and mystery of the formation of Castolon Peak

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Ranger StationsCastolon Ranger Station -- Castolon Visitor Center, Big Bend NP TX

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The Castolon Ranger station at the Castolon Visitor Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Nature's Balanced RocksLarge Balanced Rock -- Balanced Rock Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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This large balanced rock is the treat at the end of an arduous trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 3/14/2017

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Natural ArchesRound Window -- Balanced Rock Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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A small round window along the Balanced Rock Trail at Big Bend National Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 3/14/2017

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Nature's Balanced Rocks"Small" Balanced Rock -- Balanced Rock Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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A "small" balanced rock on the Balanced Rock Trail at Big Bend Natural Park probably only weighs several tons

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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Natural ArchesNatural Arch -- Grapevine Hills Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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A small natural arch on the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 3/14/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLava Dome -- Grapevine Hills Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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The amazing scenery along the Grapevine Hills trail is a volcanic lava dome that turned into a laccolith and shattered into boulders

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSanta Elena Canyon - Big Bend National Park, TX, US

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Santa Elena Canyon is one of the most famous landmarks of the Big Bend National Park. It is visible from over 10 miles away, and can be seen, if unobstructed, from almost any location in the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: 2/22/2021

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Scenic Roadside Look-OutsSanta Elena Canyon -- Big Bend NP TX

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A roadside lookout along the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive for Santa Elena Canyon, one of the most amazing features at Big Bend National Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 2/22/2021

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