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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument report (to accompany H.R. 1577). by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Kris Eggle Visitor Center (Ariz.),
  • Visitors" centers -- Arizona -- Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.,
  • Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (Ariz.)

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 108-100.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17722419M

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The Twin Peaks Campground is located within the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and just five miles from the international border with Mexico. Honestly, it is one of the most scenic campgrounds we’ve stayed at in over a decade of RV camping.5/5(50). What is there to do in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument during the summer? Because of the extremely hot summer temperatures we don't recommend hiking. However, summer is a great time to be in Organ Pipe and there is a lot more that you can do! Pack a picnic lunch and your camera, and do our scenic drives. There are several picnic stops along. Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is a U.S. national monument and UNESCO biosphere reserve located in extreme southern Arizona that shares a border with the Mexican state of park is the only place in the United States where the organ pipe cactus grows wild. Along with organ pipe, many other types of cacti and other desert flora native to the Yuma Desert section of the Sonoran Location: Pima County, Arizona, USA. out of 5 stars Excellent overview of Organ Pipe and Sonoran Desert Reviewed in the United States on June 8, As a college Instructor for a desert ecology-adventure course, I highly recommend this book as a general overview of the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and the Sonoran Desert/5(2).

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