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Dumont Moon2350 viewsThe Full Moon was rising over the Sand Dunes. Temperatures were in the 70's with a moderate Northerly Wind. You can see the sand blowing off of the tops of the Dunes.
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Dumont By Moonlight2263 viewsThe Full Moon was illuminating the Sand Dunes at Dumont Dunes, CA located near Death Valley. It was a nice evening with temperatures in the 70's. This photo was taken March 3rd, 2007 just before 9:00 pm. It was a 20 second exposure @ f3.5 (ISO 400) taken with my Canon Digital Rebel.
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Andy & McKenzie1683 viewsI think he still calss his Jeep McKenzie
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Amargosa River2239 viewsAndy crosses the Amargosa River.
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Rail Bed2248 viewsThe old Tonapah and Tidewater railroad used to run through this canyon, from Baker, CA to Tonapah, NV. This is the Rail Bed raised above the floor of the Amargosa River and in the distance sliced through a ridge. The Railroad was in operation between 1905 and 1940.
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Shadows1971 viewsThe setting Sun was casting some interesting Shadows on the Sand Dunes.
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Plenty Of Air1899 viewsAndy has been riding ATV's since before he could walk. When he was little, I would putt around on my 3-Wheeler with Andy on my shoulder to get him to go to sleep.
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Old Guys Rule2275 viewsStill getting used to the Quad a little. Andy and I were trying some jumps.
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First Trip1799 viewsIt was the first trip to Dumont for Andy's Jeep. It felt right at home being in the desert.
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Dwarfed1927 viewsAndy's Jeep is dwarfed by the big Sand Dunes at Dumont.
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Birds Eye View2192 viewsA view of the desert floor taken from atop one of the Sand Dunes. Plenty of room for more campers and trailers
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Sundown Dunes2184 viewsThe setting Sun was casting an orange hue on the Sand Dunes at Dumont. Dumont is located 30 miles North of Baker CA near the Southern tip of Death Valley. It was a windy day and the winds in the upper atmosphere were affecting the clouds. I m not sure I would classify this cloud as Lenticular but it was getting close. Taken 3/25/06.
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