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Highlights2219 viewsThe morning Sun was breaking through some clouds and highlighted the distant mountains. Wonderful mix of colors and geology in the desert.
Taken at Dumont Dunes near Death Vallet 3/27/06.
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Purple Haze1794 viewsDistant mountains in the Sonoran Desert South of San Felipe.
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Goldfields Dune2184 viewsThe desert floor at Dumont Dunes is blanketed with Goldfields. March 2005 was an exceptional year for desert wildflowers.
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Dune Evening Primrose1828 viewsGrowing at the base of the Sand Dunes, the Dune Evening Primrose flourished.
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Desert Sand Verbena1826 viewsThis is a round flower consisting of many small purple blooms. It's about 1 inch in diameter.
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Desert Five Spot1766 viewsThis delicate purple flower is named for the five red spots which can be seen inside the round bloom. The information I read implied that this was a rare desert flower. The very wet winter brough out quite a few of these flowers.
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Desert Five Spot1960 viewsAnother view of the rare Desert Five Spot.
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Glamis Nights2299 viewsDune Buggies and ATV's race up and down "Oldsmobile Hill". This is a 16 second exposure I took with my Olympus C-5050Z Camera.
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Glamis Moon1627 viewsThe thin Waxing Crescent Moon sets in the evening sky. Glamis is located East of Brawley CA which can be seen along the bottom of the photo. This was an 8 second exposure.
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Sunset Dunes2207 viewsThe setting Sun cast an orange glow on the Sand Dunes. Taken at Dumont Dunes, 30 miles North of Baker, CA near Death Valley.
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Sundown Dunes2035 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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Sonora Sunset1855 viewsTaken 11/11/06
The Baja California Peninsula of Mexico is considered part of the Sonoran Desert Region. This colorful Sunset was captured over the Mountains just South of San Felipe.
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