Big Bend National Park

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Big′ Bend′ Na′tional Park′

a national park in W Texas on the Rio Grande. 1080 sq. mi. (2800 sq. km).
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Noun1.Big Bend National Park - a large national park in Texas featuring mountains and desert and canyons and wildlifeBig Bend National Park - a large national park in Texas featuring mountains and desert and canyons and wildlife
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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The following February, Wright was returning home after several days of field exploration with Mexican park officials at what would become Big Bend National Park when his vehicle was struck head-on by another car that had blown a tire.
The quantity and heterogeneity of escape terrain (i.e., slopes [greater than or equal to] 60% with a contiguous 150-m buffer) were quantified for Big Bend National Park, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, and Black Gap Wildlife Management Area using a 30-m digital elevation model.
So far Big Bend National Park is the only place in Texas that has achieved that; only nine other dark-sky parks exist around the world.
With establishment of Big Bend National Park in 1944, a unique opportunity arose in which comparisons of land-management practices could be observed in the Trans-Pecos ecoregion of Texas.
In Big Bend National Park in western Texas, where the Milky Way shimmers over the park in intricate detail, people notice when something's interfering with the view.
Abstract.--Observations were made on the natural history of the gray shrew, Notiosorex crawfordi, from Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas.
South of El Paso, the river runs through a stretch a few hundred miles long called the "Forgotten Reach," during which it is generally dry until it reaches Presidio - just before Big Bend National Park.
She is working on her fifteenth mystery, set in Big Bend National Park in Texas, entitled Borderline.
Nyctinomops femorosaccus.--Within the United States, pocketed free-tailed bats have only been reported from Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, along with localities in southern California, southern Arizona and southeastern New Mexico (Schmidly 1991; Davis & Schmidly 1994).
Border Patrol access to territories like Texas' Big Bend National Park to build patrol roads and fences and set up surveillance equipment.