Doctor Beavers vacation home in Texas

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« on: 07/03/2008 17:00:52 »
Just browsing around looking for information on the geology of the Big Bend National Park in West Texas. Found this about a BEAVER POND! in the park. See this link:

http://www.nps.gov/bibe/planyourvisit/rgvpond.htm

It is outrageous that he should have his relatives build a vacation home in a National Park, but it is also an example of their taste in location - and their ability to live in vastly different climates. In summers, the temperature at the site of the pond can get above 110 F - up to 45 C. Since it is in the high desert, even in summer at night the temperatures can drop to near freezing. Take a heavy duty sleeping bag if you plan on camping - there isn't much choice. The lodge is booked at least a year ahead.

It is a wonderful, beautiful place. Check it out. (See link below for other pictures of the park.)



This is just one picture - the Sierra del Carmen escarpment in Mexico seen from the Texas, Big Bend
National Park. The Rio Grande River is in the foreground.

For a Picture tour of the park visit this link: http://www.nps.gov/bibe/photosmultimedia/mountainviews%2Ehtm?eid=106808&root_aId=28#e_106808
« Last Edit: 07/03/2008 18:48:42 by JimBob »
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« Reply #1 on: 07/03/2008 22:02:04 »
I bet the beavers were there before the National Park.
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