12 Places you didn't know existed in Texas: From dinosaur-era caverns to hidden swim spots to Texas’ own Grand Canyon.

The Most Beautiful Places in Texas You Didn't Know Existed

The Most Beautiful Places in Texas You Didn't Know Existed 12 Places you didn't know existed in Texas: From dinosaur-era caverns to hidden swim spots to Texas’ own Grand Canyon.

The vast and austere landscape of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument offers a spectacular array of scientific and historic resources. Encompassing 1.9 million acres, the Monument was created in 1996 by presidential proclamation – the first monument entrusted to BLM management. World-class dinosaur excavations have yielded more information about ecosystem change at the end of the dinosaur era than almost any other place in the world. Among the fossil finds, paleontologists have…

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Of all the dinosaur eras, this was the best.

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Of all the dinosaur eras, this was the best. --sorry for the bad word

From dinosaur-era caverns to hidden swim spots to Texas’ own Grand Canyon || The Most Beautiful Places in Texas You Didn't Know Existed

The Most Beautiful Places in Texas You Didn't Know Existed

From dinosaur-era caverns and hidden swim spots to Texas' own Grand Canyon, these are the most beautiful Texas places you didn't know exi.

Patagonia, Argentina, owes its fossil wealth to tectonics and erosion. During the dinosaur era, sediment washed down from the mountains and buried many dead dinosaurs, which turned into fossils. Subsequent uplift and erosion of the terrain has brought the fossils back near the surface for paleontologists to find. This fossil belongs to the meat-eating family Abelisauridae, but the specific species has not been identified. Photo: Joao Pina for The New York Times.

Patagonia owes its fossil wealth to tectonics and erosion. During the dinosaur era, sediment washed down from the mountains and buried many .

100 million-year-old insect discovered perfectly preserved

100 million-year-old insect discovered perfectly preserved

100 million-year-old insect discovered perfectly preserved - Science - News - The Independent

Fossil of a dinosaur found in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado/Utah

The Morrison Formation, named for Morrison, Colorado, west of Denver, has been the most prolific source of Jurassic dinosaur fossils in N.

Tyrannasoures rex had jaws that were four feet long and can exert 5000 lbs of force pushing it's sixty teeth into a prey animal.

Tyrannasoures rex had jaws that were four feet long and can exert 5000 lbs of force pushing it's sixty teeth into a prey animal.

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