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Mesquite Gold

Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley National Park

Pristine textures shape the impressive dunes in Death Valley National Park. For dunes to exist there must be a source of sand, prevailing winds to move the sand, and a place for the sand to collect. The eroded canyons and washes near Mesquite provide plenty of sand and wind to shape these iconic dunes. Photo © copyright by Richard Bitonti.