Land of the Desert Sun: Texas' Big Bend Country

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The Big Bend region, outlined by the snakelike curve of the Rio Grande, is a land of deserts and mountains. The lowlands of the region, dominated by the desert sun, are the eastern margin of the Chihuahuan Desert, one of the most arid regions of the world. Rising above the desert floor are numerous mountain ranges, part of the Southern Sierras. These mountain islands of cooler and moister terrain above the sere desert give the Big Bend an incredible wealth of diverse biological communities. Together, the deserts and the ...

Land of the Desert Sun: Texas' Big Bend Country 1998, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890968246

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