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Big Bend National Park: Free of Light Pollution
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Big Bend National Park: Free of Light Pollution

25 Februari 2022 Editor: Parangsula Photo: Dusk at Big Bend National Park, Texas, USA – © Mark A Paulda, bing BIG BEND National Park is an American national park located in West Texas, bordering Mexico. The park has national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States, and was named after a large bend in the Río Bravo. The park protects more than 1,200 species of plants, more than 450 species of birds, 56 species of reptiles, and 75 species of mammals. Additional park activities include scenic drives, programs led by Big Bend park rangers, and stargazing. The area has a rich cultural history, from archeological sites dating back nearly 10,000 years to more recent pioneers, ranchers, and miners. The Chisos Mountains ar...