Deep Time Eroding

Badlands at sunrise, Death Valley National Park

Two old images from several winters ago: Five-million-year-old lake sediments erode into the giant chasm of Death Valley beneath mountains of 500-1,500-million-year-old stone.

Badlands and Grapevine Mountains at sunrise, Death Valley National Park

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    • I have actually never even stopped at the classic Manly Beacon view – always looked too crowded, and there’s certainly no shortage of other places to go. Though now that I’m far away, what I wouldn’t give for even a crowded hour at Golden Canyon! The playa in these is Cottonball Basin.

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