GSM 2015 March Nevada - Day 2 Part 1
Apr 25, 2015Public
Photo: Valley of Fire is Nevada’s oldest and largest state park, dedicated in 1935.
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Photo: Near the Visitor Center
Photo: Barrel cactus near the Visitor Center.
Photo: Snake crawling through a skull in the Visitor Center. (The snake was quite active. The color is off due to artificial light.)
Photo: Bighorn sheep we saw on the park road just north of the Visitor Center.
Photo: The bighorn sheep were very obliging at having their photos taken.
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Photo: The Valley of Fire derives its name from red sandstone formations, formed from great shifting sand dunes during the age of dinosaurs, 150 million years ago.
Photo: Complex uplifting and faulting of the region, followed by extensive erosion, have created the present landscape.
Photo: GSM members negotiating the start of White Domes Loop Trail.
Photo: The view looking south along White Domes Loop Trail.
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Photo: We proceed along the White Domes Loop Trail, beneath magnificient monoliths.
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