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Augustus Henry Lane Fox. 1827–1900, British archaeologist; first inspector of ancient monuments (1882): assembled a major anthropological collection of tools and weapons (now in the Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford)
How Our National Parks Got Their Majestic NamesThe first national park was Yellowstone, established in 1872. Since then, the number has grown to 60 official national parks from Arches to the Everglades. Here are 10 national parks and what their names say about them.
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