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US National Parks מצגת: שולה מנדלסון Desert
Joshua Tree National Park
Cholla cactus garden, sunrise. Joshua Tree National Park
Yuccas in bloom.
Native California Fan Palm trees in Lost Palm oasis
Cholla cactus garden, sunrise.
Desert Senna and Chola cactus.
Beavertail Cactus in bloom.
Jumbo rocks, sunset.
Death Valley National Park
Ripples on Mesquite Sand Dunes, morning.
Mud formations in the Mesquite sand dunes,
Devil's golf course.
Dante's view, afternoon.
Zabriskie point, dawn.
Moving rock on the Racetrack, mid-day.
moving rock on the Racetrack and Ubehebe Peak,
Mesquite Sand Dunes, morning.
Ripples on Mesquite Dunes, early morning.
Hexagonal salt tiles near Badwater, sunrise.
Salt flats seen from Dante's view.
Colorful mineral deposits at Artist's Palette.
Zabriskie point at dusk.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
El capitan from Williams Ranch road, sunset.
Gypsum sand dunes and Guadalupe range at sunset.
Limestone cliffs and trees in autumn color near Devil's Hall.
Autumn colors near Smith Springs.
Autumn colors and cliffs in McKittrick Canyon.
Gypsum sand dunes and Guadalupe range at sunset.
Sotol and Autumn colors in Pine Spring Canyon.
Pine Spring Canyon in fall.
Limestone Peak framed by trees in fall colors in McKitterick Canyon.
Trees in fall colors and peak in McKitterick Canyon.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Stalactites in Big Room.
Stalactites and columns in big room.
Tall columns in Hall of Giants.
Good Afternoon ! Western Kentucky University Mojave 2014 Ron Waterbury Rocks, Lakes, and Springs !
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Ancient ruined walls of Masada and Dead Sea valley.
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The Great Plains The Coastal Plains The North Central Plains The Mountains and Basins.
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National Parks Research Project. National Parks The purpose of the United States National Parks system is to protect the scenery, wildlife and natural.
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Four Major Regions of Texas Coastal Plains Region North Central Plains Region High Plains Region Mountains & Basins Region.
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