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Near Koshkonong in Oregon County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Grand Gulf

 
 
Grand Gulf Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 11, 2022
1. Grand Gulf Marker
Inscription.  

Grand Gulf
has been designated a

National
Natural Landmark


This site possesses exceptional value
as an illustration of the Nation's natural
heritage and contributes to a better
understanding of man’s environment
1971
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the National Natural Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1971.
 
Location. 36° 32.655′ N, 91° 38.704′ W. Marker is near Koshkonong, Missouri, in Oregon County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Highway 378 and State Highway W. Marker is located at Grand Gulf State Park at the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Oregon Co Rd 378, Koshkonong MO 65692, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Gulf Sink (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Auditorium (approx. 6˝ miles away in Arkansas); George D. Hay
Grand Gulf Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 11, 2022
2. Grand Gulf Marker
Marker is located at the Grand Gulf State Park parking lot, at the entrance to nature trails.
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(approx. 6.8 miles away in Arkansas); Civil War in Fulton County / Action at Salem (approx. 6.9 miles away in Arkansas); Old Soldier's Reunion (approx. 6.9 miles away in Arkansas); The Big Gun (approx. 6.9 miles away in Arkansas); Mammoth Spring (approx. 7 miles away in Arkansas); The Development of Mammoth Spring (approx. 7 miles away in Arkansas).
 
Also see . . .
1. Grand Gulf State Park (Missouri State Parks). General information about the 322-acre park (Submitted on October 13, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 

2. Grand Gulf State Park on Wikipedia. Grand Gulf became a state park in 1984. In 1971, it was declared a National Natural Landmark as an excellent example of karst topography and underground stream piracy. (Submitted on October 13, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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Feb. 8, 2023