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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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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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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 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 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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Paleontology and FossilsFossil Discovery Exhibit -- Big Bend NP TX

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The brand-new (opened 14 Jan 2017) Fossil Discovery Exhibit at Big Bend National Park in Texas will be one of the star attractions for anyone who loves dinosaurs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLandscapes in Stone -- Tornillo Flat, Big Bend NP TX

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The amazing desert scenery along the main park road through Tornillo Flat holds a surprising secret: This area was once a swamp!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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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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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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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

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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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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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

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 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 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 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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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 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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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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Named Mountain GapsPersimmon Gap -- Big Bend NP TX

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Persimmon Gap has been used as a pass into the Big Bend area for millenia

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Big Bend National Park, Texas

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In this park everything is BIG, whether open spaces or mountains, trails or rivers, sunsets or distances.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: Texas

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 3/27/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBoquillas Formation -- Big Bend NP TX

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The waymark coordinates are for the pictographs on the sedimentary cliff walls of the Boquillas Formation at Boquillas Hot Springs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 3/16/2017

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Hot SpringsHot Springs, Big Bend National Park

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First utilized by native Americans, later to become part of the Langford Resort where all kinds of ailments were cured by its healing waters, it is now a ruins in Big Bend National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: Texas

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 2/8/2016

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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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Places of Geologic SignificanceBoquillas Canyon -- Big Bend NP TX

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Boquillas Canyon is an amazing show of what a little water and a little grit, and a little pressure can do to solid rock

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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