National Park Quiz #3 Answers

Here are the correct answers to the National Park Quiz #3 

Q. At which national park would you find the Three Patriarchs, Cathedral Mountain and Temple of Sinawava?

 A. Zion National Park is located in Utah, and the red sedimentary rock is noticeable in many of the towering rock formations. Zion National Park has impressive Navajo Formations that are up to 2,500 feet thick, making it the world's deepest desert landscape. 

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Q. Two distinct desert ecosystems, the Mojave and the Colorado, come together at which national park?

A. The Mojave and the Colorado deserts come together in Joshua Tree National Park. A fascinating variety of plants and animals make their homes in a land sculpted by strong winds and occasional torrents of rain. Dark night skies, a rich cultural history, and surreal geologic features add to the wonder of this vast wilderness in southern California. 
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Q. Which national park has low-elevation taiga forests, high alpine tundra, snowy mountains, and North America's tallest peak?

A. Denali National Park & Preserve is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. 
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Q. Which national park is 105 miles long?

A. Shenandoah National Park, located in Virginia, stretches for 105 miles along Skyline Drive from near the town of Front Royal in the northeast to near the city of Waynesboro in the southwest. The park is a land bursting with cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, fields of wildflowers, and quiet wooded hollows. 
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Q. At which national park did ancient mammals such as the rhino, horse, and saber-toothed cat once roam?

A. The rugged beauty of the Badlands National Park draws visitors from around the world. The park's striking geologic deposits contain one of the world’s richest fossil beds. Ancient mammals such as the rhino, horse, and saber-toothed cat once roamed here. The park protects an expanse of mixed-grass prairie where bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and black-footed ferrets live today.  
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