GSM 2013 March Death Valley - Day 5
Apr 14, 2013Public
Photo: More views of Amargosa Chaos in the Black Mountains, taken Wednesday morning
Photo: The Black Mountains are essentially a continuation of the Amargosa Range, and lie in a generally north-south direction at the south-southwest end. Their formation has been classified as the Amargosa Chaos.
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Photo: Looking west of Death Valley toward the Panamint Range
Photo: The Panamint Range is a short rugged fault-block mountain range on the northern edge of the Mojave Desert, in Death Valley National Park.
Photo: The Panamint Rnge runs north-south for approximately 100 miles through Inyo County, forming the western wall of Death Valley and separating it from the Panamint Valley to the west. The range is part of the Basin and Range Province, at the western end of the Great Basin.
Photo: More views of Amargosa Chaos in the Black Mountains
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Photo: Looking across Death Valley toward the Panamint Range
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Photo: Looking east from Death Valley toward the Black Mountains
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Photo: Looking across Death Valley toward the Panamint Range
Photo: The outline shows an alluvial fan, which is a fan- or cone-shaped deposit of sediment crossed and built up by streams. For a satellite view of alluvial fans in Death Valley: http://goo.gl/maps/Q3Wr5
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Photo: Looking across Death Valley toward the Panamint Range