MYS­TERY PHOTO

Country - - AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL -

Rec­og­nize this place? Take a guess, then turn to page 68 to see if you’re cor­rect. The set­ting sun casts a dra­matic glow over this rugged land­scape, which was es­tab­lished as a na­tional park in 1944. A wind­ing river cuts a deep gorge through steep lime­stone canyon walls. The desert cli­mate, though harsh and un­for­giv­ing, sup­ports over 1,000 species of plant life such as agave, cre­osote bush, prickly pear and cholla cacti, and the en­dan­gered Guadalupe fes­cue grass.

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