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Just Off the Interstate – Palo Duro Canyon

Not far from Interstate-40 as well as Interstate-27 is Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, Texas.  It’s been called the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” and for good reason.  The canyon is more than 70 miles long, and approaches 1,000 feet deep.  … Continue reading

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Sunlight and Storm

I recently ran across a little gem of a book in a local used bookstore (yes, we have two in the town where I live).  It’s called Sunlight and Storm – The Great American Plains by Alexander B. Adams.  It … Continue reading

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The Royal Gorge and the City of Gold

The next major river south from the Platte is the Arkansas River.  The Arkansas starts in the Sawatch Range near Leadville, Colorado.  The Sawatch is a range if 14,000 foot peaks known affectionately in Colorado as 14ers.  The range includes … Continue reading

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