30. Malone Mitchell III
> Land area: 336,000 acres
> Roughly equal to: The size of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua’i
Malone Mitchell runs Longfellow Ranches, a 500 square mile hunting preserve located in West Texas.
29. Zane and Tanya Kiehne
> Land area: 364,668 acres
> Roughly equal to: Twice the size of Singapore
Zane and Tanya Kiehne own ranches that span seven counties in New Mexico and seven counties in Texas and consist mostly of mountainous terrain that is home to a variety of wildlife.
28. Cullen Heirs
> Land area: 388,000 acres
> Roughly equal to: Twice the size of the Maldives
The heirs to the late Texas oil titan Hugh Roy Cullen own nearly 400,000 acres of land across the country.
27. Hughes family
> Land area: 390,000 acres
> Roughly equal to: Half the size of Yosemite National Park
Dan Hughes, patriarch of the Hughes family, was a wildcatter and oil tycoon in Texas. Together, his family owns 390,000 acres.
26. Holding family
> Land area: 395,030 acres
> Roughly equal to: The size of Oklahoma City
The wife and children of the late Robert Earl Holding, who bought Sinclair Oil Corp. for $78 million in 1976, own nearly 400,000 acres. Their land includes the 190,000 acre Sunlight Ranch in Montana, just outside of Yellowstone National Park.
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