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Deal connects one of the largest, most scenic dune fields in North America AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy has donated its 177-acre Gypsum Dunes Preserve in the famed Texas panhandle to the National Park Service.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park is located in in western Texas in an area of the Guadalupe Mountains. The park contains 86,367 acres of land that once was home to hunter-gather Native Americans. The first Spanish explorers arrived in the area in the 16th century, but these groups did not stay long. They introduced horses into the area, which greatly benefited the nomadic Apache tribe that moved through the Guadalupe Mountains area. When Americans settled the area, it created turmoil with...
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