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Highlights2226 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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Goldfields Dune2190 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 Primrose1831 viewsGrowing at the base of the Sand Dunes, the Dune Evening Primrose flourished.
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Desert Sand Verbena1830 viewsThis is a round flower consisting of many small purple blooms. It's about 1 inch in diameter.
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Desert Five Spot1770 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 Spot1965 viewsAnother view of the rare Desert Five Spot.
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Glamis Sunset1828 viewsHundreds of people watched the "Sand Drags" as the Sun settled into the West. Here, people, vehicles and flags are silhouetted against the Sunset.
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Glamis Nights2303 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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Sunset Dunes2213 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 Dunes2041 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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Birds Eye View2071 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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Dwarfed1810 viewsAndy's Jeep is dwarfed by the big Sand Dunes at Dumont.
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