Chihuahuan Desert


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Noun1.Chihuahuan Desert - a desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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More recently Sharbani Das Gupta installed her work Rainkeepers at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park in New Mexico, USA, while Madhvi Subrahmanian has had several installations in the national parks of Singapore at Fort Canning Park and the Dhobhy Ghaut Green.
In the Chihuahuan Desert, these grass-dominated communities have characteristic shrub and subshrub components, which following the conventions and descriptions of the U.
THE GUADALUPE FESCUE IS AN UNLIKELY CELEBRITY in the plant world, A slim, knee-high bunchgrass with delicate pale yellow blooms, it looks like other grasses that grow in the high peaks of the Chihuahuan Desert.
Thompson, who worked as a park ranger at Carlsbad Caverns National Park for six years, relates his experiences on the job and exploring the surrounding Chihuahuan Desert.
The 10-hour journey from New York is draining, though the three-hour drive through the Chihuahuan Desert softens the burden.
The Chihuahuan desert is the largest desert in North America and forage mainly grows during the summer in the regions.
The Chihuahuan desert, along which the majority of the U.
West Texas and New Mexico are located in the Great Chihuahuan Desert, but Arizona is part of the Sonoran Desert ecosystem.
Dawn will use the November 2015 residency to create artwork inspired by the vast and wild Chihuahuan desert landscapes of Big Bend.
In the southern Hemisphere, the Great Victorian Desert in Australia, the Kalahari desert in southern Africa, and the Atacama Desert all lie on one line; and in the northern hemisphere, the enormous Sahara Desert, the Arabian Peninsula and North American's Chihuahuan Desert all lie in another.
I was camped in the Chihuahuan desert of western Texas, and through a pair of 10x42 binoculars I observed the full Moon crest a distant ridge, silhouetting as it did a nearby ocotillo.
Based on these needs, we report results from a collaborative international study designed to complement existing information on movements of curlews and to describe for the first time winter habitat use in the southeastern portion of the Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico.