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Timeline Sequoia 1890 Yellowstone 1872 Yosemite 1890 Mesa Verde 1906 Grand Canyon 1915 Everglades 1934 Petrified Forest 1962 Denali 1980 Great Sand Dunes.

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1 Timeline Sequoia 1890 Yellowstone 1872 Yosemite 1890 Mesa Verde 1906 Grand Canyon 1915 Everglades 1934 Petrified Forest 1962 Denali 1980 Great Sand Dunes 2004

2 Yellowstone Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park, known for its geologic activity and variety, became the first national park in the world in Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park, known for its geologic activity and variety, became the first national park in the world in 1872.

3 Yosemite Yosemite National Park With its beautiful views and steep cliffs, Yosemite is a haven for rock climbers from around the world. Early travelers to the West lauded its views and artists regularly painted its idyllic vistas. Yosemite National Park With its beautiful views and steep cliffs, Yosemite is a haven for rock climbers from around the world. Early travelers to the West lauded its views and artists regularly painted its idyllic vistas.

4 Sequoia Sequoia National Park Sequoia National Park is home to the largest trees in the world. Some of the trees are large enough that tunnels carved in their base are large enough for cars to drive through. One reason the tress grow so large is that their bark is fire resistant. Sequoia National Park Sequoia National Park is home to the largest trees in the world. Some of the trees are large enough that tunnels carved in their base are large enough for cars to drive through. One reason the tress grow so large is that their bark is fire resistant.

5 Mesa Verde Mesa Verde National Park Mesa Verde is home to the Pueblo Indians who built their homes in rock faces. This well- maintained ancient communitys home serves as a wonderful archeological resource. Mesa Verde National Park Mesa Verde is home to the Pueblo Indians who built their homes in rock faces. This well- maintained ancient communitys home serves as a wonderful archeological resource.

6 Grand Canyon National Park Carved by the Colorado River, the one-mile deep Grand Canyon is home to scenic beauty replete with the diversity of desert ecology. The Canyon is also a home to the endangered California Condor. Grand Canyon National Park Carved by the Colorado River, the one-mile deep Grand Canyon is home to scenic beauty replete with the diversity of desert ecology. The Canyon is also a home to the endangered California Condor.

7 Everglades Everglades National Park The wetlands of Florida serve as home to Everglades National Park The wetlands of Florida serve as home to

8 Petrified Forest National Park The national park home to the geologic phenomenon of petrified wood. Ancient trees transformed into rock through a process of Petrified Forest National Park The national park home to the geologic phenomenon of petrified wood. Ancient trees transformed into rock through a process of

9 Denali Denali National Park The beauty of Alaska Denali National Park The beauty of Alaska

10 Great Sand Dunes National Park xyx Great Sand Dunes National Park xyx


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