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US National Parks Reserves and Monuments

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This category is for questions about National Parks of the United States and the agencies that manage them. Questions should address a specific park or agency.
The monument represents more than just four great presidents,  McGee-Ballinger said. It's a theme of the nation's history and  unity. Washington represents the nation's founding. Jefferson, who  completed the Louisiana Purchase, represents expansion. Lincoln  symbolizes preservation. And...
It represents the founding, the expansion, the development, and the preservation of our country. As well as some of the biggest contributors to this country. It also pays tribute to four of our Founding fathers, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham lincoln. They are...
The construction of Mt. Rushmore took 14 years.
The purpose of the memorial is to  communicate the Money that was coming in, expansion, preservation,  and unification of the United States with colossal statues of  Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.    Copy rights    Aaron Mike 
It's been a few years, but it is certainly worth the effort. A stay  at Old Faithful is also exciting, but they don't open the main  lodge.
375.5 Miles from Miles city to West Yellowstone
The number of states in the US or Union, when he was shot.
I would suggest Discover Yosemite OR Yosemite Valley Floor Tour
The national parks in Mississippi are Brices Cross Roads National  Battlefield Site, Natchez National Historical Park, Shiloh National  Military Park and Tupelo National Battlefield.
The most famous mountains located in the region of Turkey are the  Ararat Range. They are biblically famous for being the spot where  Noah's Ark may have come to rest.
Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory.
The St. Louis Arch is a hologram. The Hologram projects 660 feet.The St.Louis arch is not a hologram. It is made of stainless steel and stands 630 feet tall. It is the nations tallest monument. The Statue of Liberty however is a hologram and special glasses must be worn to see it.
Motorstorm Monument Valley and Motorstorm Pacific Rift are two different games!You can't play them both at the same time!If you're asking about the microbadge, you just have to play Motorstorm Monument Valley. If you haven't got it, you can ask a friend who has it to give you the microbadge.
An example of parasitism in Yellowstone is when parasites enter through a bison from a tick or flea bite, therefore the parasite is taking advantage of the bison while the bison is harmed. An example of mutualism are birds resting on bison also eat the ticks in its coat, therefore the birds in the...
Yes, there was too many moose that were eating too much of the  food.
  Old Faithful is the most famous.
If you haven't been there, I would definitely go there if you getthe opportunity. Besides the beautiful terrain, and the vastmountain range, it has many cute shops and wonderful restaurants.
Because of its length and history it has become the most famous highway in America.
Grizzly and black bears are the two main bears at Yellowstone. They  look for something to eat, mate, and roam the park. There are  approximately 200 grizzly and 1,000 blacks.
Mt McKinley is 20,320 feet and Mt Whitney is 14,495 feet inaltitude.
It adapts to its surondings by eating and getting the things they need
The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490km)historic east-west, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trailthat connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
The United States has 23 world heritage sites including the Statueof Liberty, Everglades, Carlsbad Caverns, and Yellowstone.
People brought food, water, weapons, blankets, and clothing withthem.
Arlington House"Arlington House is uniquely associated with the families of Washington, Custis, and Lee for it was built by George Washington Park Custis. After his father died, young Custis was raised by his grandmother and her second husband, George Washington at Mount Vernon. Custis, a farsighted...
The guard is changed every 30 minutes during the summer, every hourduring the winter and every two hours when the tomb is not open.
  In national parks it serves many functions from groundwater to hiding electrical lines to make the parks more appealing
Granite and the souls of natives. 'MERICA
Its been built since 1922 so its been built for 88 years
This is only my opinion, but I think that we were!
The rate of weathering if a granite monument is placed outside for 200 years in a cool dry climate would be slow.
Calcite rather than limestone - the crystalline version of  calcium carbonate which is limestone's primary constituent. However  it is only being deposited in speleothems (stalactites and  stalagmites).  .  Elsewhere in the cave, limestone is being removed, not  deposited, by any stream(s)...
The English Garden in Munich, Germany is the larges city park inEurope with different activities that people can engage with.Another famous garden in Germany is the Chinese Tower with livebands may play in the garden and people can visit the beer garden.
The creation of the pyramids were from the orders of King Sneferu  and they had two failed pyramid construction before the third was  built perfectly which was called the Red pyramid (first true  pyramid). The first pyramid that was built was the Medium and the  second was called Bent pyramid.
  {|  |+ Average Temperatures (Fahrenheit) and Precipitation (inches)  |-  !  ! colspan="3" | SOUTH RIM  ! colspan="3" | NORTH RIM  ! colspan="3" | INNER CANYON  | MONTH MAX° MIN° PRECIP MAX° MIN° PRECIP MAX° MIN° PRECIP JAN 41 18 1.32" 37 16 3.17" 56 36 .68" FEB 45 21 1.55" 39 18 3...
Grant's birth name was "Hiram Ulysses Grant." When Grant was nominated for West Point, the application was made in the name of "Ulysses S. Grant" (nobody knows why this mistake was made). Grant adopted this name while at West Point, and was given the nickname "Sam" (U.S.="Uncle Sam"). His mother's...
  The standard entrance fee is $25 for a vehicle with up to 4 adults (15 or older). The entrance pass is also valid for nearby Grand Teton National Park.   You may also purchase an annual pass for all the US National Parks, US Forest Service, and BLM lands for $80.
  When Yellowstone was created in 1872, many in Congress were skeptical of the entire idea of national parks. But, these skeptics were convinced to create the nation's first national park, in part, by the promise that no budget would be necessary to run it. Park proponents believed that enough...
Lincoln freed the slaves, Jefferson is credited as the author of  the declaration of independence, Washington was the first president  and led the early colonial army, and Roosevelt provided leadership  during rapid economic growth.
it is so cool. there are little bubbles before it and then a huge  eruption. it goes higher than the cliff behind it. kids can take  programs with real forest rangers to learn more, and become junior  rangers and get a patch!
The wagon was called a Conestoga wagon or a prairie schooner.
im not sure, but the original sculptor was Gutzon Borglum.
  Northern France, southeast of Paris.
The trail was made from 1811-1840 but was mostly usedstarting in 1836 but was not heavily used until the 1840s.
The arch located at 100 Washington Ave, St Louis, MO 63102, US is  called the 'Gateway Arch'. The monument construction started on the  12th of February in 1963 and it was opened on October 28, 1965.
The damming of Hetch Hetchy was the one time in American history  when a single municipality (San Francisco) was allowed to develop a  national park (Yosemite) for their own purposes to the exclusion of  all Americans. It is often described as the "birth of the modern  conservation movement" and...
  About 3,600 square kilometers.
The oregon trail was a voluntary expedition, but the trail of tears was a forceful act placed by the us government.
Hoosier National Forest. There are no National Parks in Indiana though there is George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
This is, of course, the paradox of the National Park Service "to protect the scenery, wildlife," etc. and to "provide for the enjoyment of the same." In general, we do this by limiting impacts in every possible case - visual, noise, or physical. When plans are being made to build anything new or...
The Grand Canyon was first inhabited by the Paleo Indians. That was about 11,000 years ago. White settlers first set eyes on The Grand C anion in 1540
The cost varies on many factors including the size of the park, the management goals and the responsibilities of the park to the law, projects such as repairs or construction, and the number of visitors. The National Park Service, which operates over 390 units, had a budget of $2.5 Billion in fiscal...
Yellow Stone National Park is located in Wyoming
There was some beautiful scenery along the way and the finaldestination was worth it.
==im soooooo sexy it hurts== ==== ==Answer==  To be faithful is to be filled with faith or trust. Religions have been made on this question. Faith is usually gained by paying attention to the perfection on beauty or sychronicity in a thing. When this outweighs the negative, faith...
Thomas Jefferson you have got to be kidding me!
Carlsbad Caverns may be found near the city of Carlsbad in NewMexico.
No one lives on Mount Rushmore if you are referring to how many  heads are on the mountain there are four.
The statue is actually replicated from a photograph that was taken of an actual scene.
The New Seven Wonders have won everyone's heart for becoming this is the best, they're Chichen Itza in Mexico, Colosseum in Italy, Christ Redeemer in Brazil, Taj Mahal in India, Petra in Jordan, Wonderful Wall of China and fabulous Machu Picchu in Peru.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were: The Great Pyramid at Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria.  
The top 19 are Methodist Temple in Chicago,Statue of Liberty in New York,Tower Bridge in London,Stonehenge in Wiltshire,Eiffel Tower in Paris,Royal Palace in Madrid,Leaning Tower in Pisa,Colosseum in Rome,Acropolis in Athens,Kremlin Square in Moscow,Giza Pyramid & Great Sphinx in Cairo,Bazar Old...
The same it was when it was first built, its granite it doesn't  change much.
There were people that died of diseases, some drowned crossingrivers, some froze to death in early snowstorms, others were killedby snakes or Native Americans.
Gutzon Borglum, the master sculptor responsible for Mount Rushmore, chose the presidents to represent the first 150 years of American history. George Washington represents the birth of the country, Thomas Jefferson the expansion of the nation, Abe Lincoln the preservation of the Union and Theodore...
The Lincoln Memorial has 36 columns surrounding it.
Dangers faced While Traveling The Oregon Trail- The Weather was one of these dangers... -Thunderstorms -Hailstones -High winds -Tornadoes -Lightning and other trouble was the diseases- -Scurvy -Famine -Cholera -Head lice. there were also diseases -Wild animals Had...
acid rain usually falls where there is high polluted air and where it rains a lot
  A Honeypot is a small area which attracts large numbers of visitors, e.g. Lulworth Cove in Dorset. Most have beautiful scenery or historic importance. There are many positive and negative attributes of honeypots. Positive attributes could be that it brings money to the town, provides jobs,...
600 ft, 55 stories, observation of top floor is 50th.
Teddy Roosevelt fundamentally changed the nature of the U.S. presidency; indeed, of the federal government in general. Prior to TR, presidents generally felt that they could not do anything unless it was expressly allowed by law or in the Constitution; TR felt that presidents could do most anything...
North Carolina and Tennessee. Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the North Carolina and Tennessee state line. Great Smoky Mountains National Park encompassed over 520,000 acres of land (276,000 acres are located in North Carolina and 244,000 in Tennessee).
Tourism is South Dakota's second-largest industry, and Mount Rushmore is its top tourist attraction. In 2004, over two million visitors traveled to the memorial.[4] The site is also home to the final concerts of Rushmore Music Camp and attracts many visitors over the week of the Sturgis Motorcycle...
it was cause by unknown nobody knows that is alive.
no the underground railroad was not even a tangible thing it was a  route from the Confederate South to the Union North as an escape  route for slaves
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