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Name: Kaylin Ballard Extra Credit N.P.S. NATIONAL PARK TOUR REPORT 1. Park or Monument National Park: White Sands National Monument 2. Location/Geomorphic Province (Pages 18-20 in coursepack) The White Sands National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located about 16 miles southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County and northeastern Doña Ana County in the state of New Mexico 3. Geologic History and main rocks found here (tell the story) White sands formation goes back as far as 1898. A group in El Paso had proposed the creation of "Mescalero" National Park. Their idea was for a game hunting preserve, which conflicted with the idea of preservation held by the Department of the Interior, and their plan was not successful. Albert Bacon Fall, United States Secretary of the Interior and owner of a large ranch in Three Rivers near White Sands, promoted

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