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Soda Dam, Jemez State Monument, New Mexico
New Mexico

"Further along Hwy 4 is Soda Dam where water from underground hot springs has flowed for centuries. The buildup of mineral deposits has formed a unique and spectacular natural dam that blocks the Jemez River. It is one of the most photographed spots on the Trail." Source: http://www.jemezmountaintrail.org/Jemez_State_Monument.html

Copyright: Ryan Helinski
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Taken: 21/06/2014
Uploaded: 28/06/2014
Updated: 08/07/2014
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Tags: nature; dam; attraction
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