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Partners Combine Efforts for Night Sky Project

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Date: November 16, 2009

Several partners with Big Bend National Park have combined their efforts to establish best practices in support of the park's night sky project.

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Did You Know?

Mount Huffman stands at the head of Green Gulch

The most recently named peak in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park is Mount Huffman. Mount Huffman (6,069'/1,850 m) at the head of Green Gulch was named in honor of Calvin Huffman. As state representative in 1941, Huffman was instrumental in the establishment of Big Bend National Park. More...