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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

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Alibates Flint Quarries show the intersection of climate and geography, and its impact on Texan history and culture. For thousands of years, Native Americans came to the red bluffs above the Canadian River for flint. They used Alibates flint for spear points to hunt and had to dig it by hand.

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Runtime: 10 minutes

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