Dune at White Sands Nat'l Monu
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Dune at White Sands Nat'l Monu

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The White Sands National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located about 25 km (15 miles) southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County and northeastern Dona Ana County in the state of New Mexico, at an elevation of 4235 feet (1291 m). The area is in the mountain-ringed Tularosa Basin valley area and comprises the southern part of a 710-km² (275-mi²) field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals.

This was taken from a dune along the Alkali Flat Trail.

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A: Whitesands 03

di Aaron Estrada, 600 metri di distanza

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B: Whitesands 06

di Aaron Estrada, 930 metri di distanza

High-Res Sunset view from the top of a dune, White Sands New Mexico. Unlike most sand deserts, the "s...

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C: Whitesands 01

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D: White Sands Boardwalk

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E: Captain Lift - Ski Apache

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H: Scenic Drive, El Paso, Texas

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I: San Jacinto Plaza

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Questo panorama è stato scattato in New Mexico

Questa è una vista generale di New Mexico

New Mexico is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, it has also been part of the Imperial Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory. Among U.S. states, New Mexico has the highest percentage of Hispanics at 45% (2008 estimate), being descendants of Spanish colonists and recent immigrants from Latin America. It also has the third-highest percentage of Native Americans after Alaska and Oklahoma, and the fifth-highest total number of Native Americans after California, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Texas. The tribes represented in the state consist of mostly Navajo and Pueblo peoples. As a result, the demographics and culture of the state are unique for their strong Spanish, Mexican, and Native American cultural influences. At a population density of 16 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth most sparsely inhabited U.S. state.

[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_mexico]

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