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The Chisos Mountains
Big Bend National Park, Texas

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Desert grassland north of the Chisos Mountains

Desert grassland north of the Chisos Mountains

On the north slope of the Chisos Moutains the vegetation is a desert grassland

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 28, 2014
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High desert vegetation in Green Gulch in the Chisos Mountains

High desert vegetation in Green Gulch in the Chisos Mountains

Green Gulch is a broad ramp with relatively lush high desert vegetation leading north from into the Chisos Mountains

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 27, 2014
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Road ascending the north side of the Chisos Mountains

Road ascending the north side of the Chisos Mountains

This road into the heart of the Chisos Mountains comes in from the north, ascending a long sloping valley, then a short steep climb to the pass before descending into the Basin.

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 27, 2014
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North slope of the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park

North slope of the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park

Colorful blooming cactus in a rocky draw in the Chisos Mountains

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 27, 2014
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Panther Pass above The Basin in the Chisos Mountains

Panther Pass above The Basin in the Chisos Mountains

This is the high point of the road that penetrates the Chisos Mountains from the north. The Basin, in the center of the range, is a hub for activities in the mountains, and is significantly cooler than other parts of this desert park.

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 27, 2014
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Chisos Mountain Lodge and the visitor center at Big Bend National Park

Chisos Mountain Lodge and the visitor center at Big Bend National Park

Visitor facilities in Big Bend National park cluster here in the Basin - the main visitor center, the lodge, a store, and a campground

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 27, 2014
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Chisos Basin Overlook at Big Bend National Park

Chisos Basin Overlook at Big Bend National Park

A viewpoint near the lodge in the center of the Basin, ringed by the Chisos Mountains

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 27, 2014
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Blooming yucca and the Chisos Mountains

Blooming yucca and the Chisos Mountains

Various species of yucca charavterize the Chihuahuan vegetation of Big Bend

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Date photographed: March 27, 2014
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Campground in the Basin, Chisos Mountains

Campground in the Basin, Chisos Mountains

Campground in the Basin, Chisos Mountains

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Date photographed: January 8, 2003

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