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Mescalero Sands South Dune
Mescalero Sands South Dune is the best example of an active sand dune system in the southern Great Plains biophysiographic province. A variety of successional stages from active dunes to a climax shinnery oak-sand prairie community are represented.
Location: Chaves County, NM
Year designated: 1982
Ownership: Federal, State, Private
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Last Updated: June 28, 2012