Davis Mountains


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National Parks
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Davis Mountains,

W Tex., SE of El Paso. Old Baldy, 8,382 ft (2,555 m), is the highest peak. Forested slopes, springs, and deep canyons attract tourists. On the summit of Mt. Locke, 6,791 ft (2,070 m) high, is the Univ. of Texas McDonald Observatory (est. 1939), with a 107-in. (272-cm) reflector telescope. Fort Davis, est. 1854 as a border outpost, is a national historic site (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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While one of the authors (CJ) was conducting fieldwork in the Trans-Pecos region, a specimen of the hooded skunk was collected dead along Highway 118 in Davis Mountains State Park on 23 January 1999.
The Nature Conservancy has worked closely with a private landowner and funders to establish a pair of conservation easements on Sawtooth Mountain, located in the Davis Mountains of West Texas, the company said.
That was in full evidence on the two clear nights I had the pleasure of attending early May's Texas Star Party, in the ultra-dark Davis Mountains of West Texas.
We used an array of camera traps to observe mountain lions and their prey in the Davis Mountains of western Texas.
In a notice issued Wednesday, the Texas Railroad Commission called on Permian Basin operators to curb light pollution at worksites, particularly around the University of Texas' McDonald Observatory, a destination for world-renowned astronomers in the Davis Mountains near Fort Stockton.
For those Far West Texas residents concerned about the Trans Pecos Pipeline, here's something to make your hair stand on end: an Austin firm is considering building a high-level nuclear waste storage facility near Kent on the edge of the Davis Mountains.
April 19 by SMU's robotic telescope at the McDonald Observatory in the Davis Mountains of West Texas.
Two others, Davis Mountains State Park in far west Texas and Possum Kingdom State Park, near Fort Worth, experienced damaging fires as well.
This paper characterizes the four viticultural areas (AVAs) of west Texas: Texas High Plains AVA, Escondido Valley AVA, Texas Davis Mountains AVA, and Mesilla Valley AVA.
Hunter Ross, of Desert Safaris, has access to more than 140,000 acres in the Davis Mountains of West Texas.
To take advantage of a vista to the Davis Mountains, Johnston and Lee used steel framing to open up a portion of the north-facing walls.

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