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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park (gwä´dəlōōp), 86,416 acres (34,998 hectares), W Tex. Located in the Guadalupe Mts., the park contains parts of the world's largest and most significant Permian limestone fossil reef. In the park are McKittrich Canyon; Guadalupe Peak, 8,751 ft (2,667 m), the highest point in Texas; and El Capitan, 8,078 ft (2,462 m), which served as a landmark for westward-traveling pioneers. The park was authorized in 1966 and established in 1972. See National Parks and Monuments (table).

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park Park in w Texas, USA. It became a national park in 1966. The mountains contain portions of an extensive Permian limestone fossil reef. Area: 328sq km (127sq mi).

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