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Our 10 Favorite Photos of 2014

Our 10 favorite photos of 2014 (in no particular order) are… 1) Artists Palette at Sunset, Death Valley, California The sunset cooperated quite nicely for this photo, with the clouds lighting up in a brilliant display of pinks and yellows.  … Continue reading

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Wildrose Charcoal Kilns, Death Valley National Park, CA

These beehive-shaped kilns were erected in 1877 with the purpose of converting pinyon and juniper trees into charcoal for use in two nearby silver mines.  The kilns are 25 feet high and well-preserved.  In fact, they are considered to be … Continue reading

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Moving Rocks, The Racetrack, Death Valley National Park, CA

                                The moving rocks are an interesting natural phenomenon that occur at an area called “The Racetrack” in Death Valley National Park, California.  When conditions … Continue reading

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Artist’s Palette at Sunset, Death Valley National Park, CA

Artist’s Palette is is famous for its varying rock colors, located along Artist’s Drive in Death Valley National Park, California.  This beautiful 9-mile, one-way loop road provides evidence of Death Valley’s volcanic past.  The highlight of the drive is Artists’s … Continue reading

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Death Valley National Park, California

Death Valley National Park in California is a land of contrasts. It is famous for being the hottest, driest, and lowest place in the United States.  Summer high temperatures can reach above 120 degrees Fahrenheit.  The lowest place in the … Continue reading

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