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Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ancient Swamp Creatures

Big Bend National Park

 
 
Ancient Swamp Creatures Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 18, 1998
1. Ancient Swamp Creatures Marker
Inscription. Tiny horses and hippopotamus-like animals once roamed a more humid Big Bend. For a glimpse into the parks tropical past, take a short trail to the fossil bone display and the overlook beyond.
 
Erected by National Park Service, US Department of Interior.
 
Location. 29° 25.142′ N, 103° 8.245′ W. Marker is in Big Bend National Park, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on Fossil Bone Exhibit Road 0.2 miles east of Main Park Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Bend National Park TX 79834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Big Bend National Park. National Park Service (Submitted on July 5, 2016.) 
 
Categories. AnimalsPaleontology
 
Big Bend National Park desert image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 18, 1998
2. Big Bend National Park desert
Boquillas Mexico road sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 18, 1998
3. Boquillas Mexico road sign
Sign at the entrance to Big Bend National Park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 18, 1998
4. Sign at the entrance to Big Bend National Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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