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==Geography==
 
==Geography==
 
[[File:Guadalupe Nima3.jpg|thumb|right|[[Guadalupe Peak]]]]
 
[[File:Guadalupe Nima3.jpg|thumb|right|[[Guadalupe Peak]]]]
The Guadalupe Mountains reach their highest point at Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in [[Texas]],<ref name="United States Geological Survey">{{cite web| date = April 29, 2005 | url =http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html | title =Elevations and Distances in the United States| publisher =United States Geological Survey | accessdate =2009-03-28}}</ref> with an elevation of {{convert|8751|ft|m|0}}.<ref name=ngs>{{cite ngs | id = CD0994 | designation = El Capitan | accessdate = 2008-12-28 }}</ref> The range lies southeast of the [[Sacramento Mountains]] and east of the Brokeoff Mountains. The mountain range extends north-northwest and northeast from Guadalupe Peak in Texas into New Mexico.<ref name=gnis>{{gnis|id=912587}}</ref> The northeastern extension ends about 10 miles (16&nbsp;km) southwest of [[Carlsbad, New Mexico|Carlsbad]], near White's City and [[Carlsbad Caverns National Park]]; the southwest tip ends with [[El Capitan (Texas)|El Capitan]] about {{convert|90|mi|km|0}} east of [[El Paso]]. The mountains rise more than {{convert|3000|ft|m|0}} above the arid floor of the [[Chihuahuan Desert]].<ref name="United States Geological Survey"/> with an elevation of {{convert|8751|ft|m|0}}.<ref name="ngs"/> he Guadalupe Mountains are surrounded by the [[South Plains]] to the east and north, [[Delaware Mountains]] to the south, and [[Sacramento Mountains]] to the west.
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The Guadalupe Mountains reach their highest point at Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in [[Texas]],<ref name="United States Geological Survey">{{cite web| date = April 29, 2005 | url =http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html | title =Elevations and Distances in the United States| publisher =United States Geological Survey | accessdate =2009-03-28}}</ref> with an elevation of {{convert|8751|ft|m|0}}.<ref name=ngs>{{cite ngs | id = CD0994 | designation = El Capitan | accessdate = 2008-12-28 }}</ref> The range lies southeast of the [[Sacramento Mountains]] and east of the Brokeoff Mountains. The mountain range extends north-northwest and northeast from Guadalupe Peak in Texas into New Mexico.<ref name=gnis>{{gnis|id=912587}}</ref> The northeastern extension ends about 10 miles (16&nbsp;km) southwest of [[Carlsbad, New Mexico|Carlsbad]], near White's City and [[Carlsbad Caverns National Park]]; the southwest tip ends with [[El Capitan (Texas)|El Capitan]] about {{convert|90|mi|km}} east of [[El Paso]]. The mountains rise more than {{convert|3000|ft|m}} above the arid floor of the [[Chihuahuan Desert]].<ref name="United States Geological Survey"/> with an elevation of {{convert|8751|ft|m|0}}.<ref name="ngs"/> he Guadalupe Mountains are surrounded by the [[South Plains]] to the east and north, [[Delaware Mountains]] to the south, and [[Sacramento Mountains]] to the west.
   
 
[[File:USA Guadalupe Mountains from Linda Lake TX.jpg|thumb|left|The [[Chihuahuan Desert]] surrounds the Guadalupe Mountains.]]
 
[[File:USA Guadalupe Mountains from Linda Lake TX.jpg|thumb|left|The [[Chihuahuan Desert]] surrounds the Guadalupe Mountains.]]
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