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White Sands National Monument (Desert Week 2011)

Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 by

We paid a brief visit to White Sands National Monument five years ago, but with newer imagery now available, this year’s Desert Week seems like a great excuse for a return visit to this absolutely fascinating field of white sand dunes, that also happens to be where the first atom bomb was detonated. Unlike the silica-based sand that is typically the focus of Desert Week, the stunning white dunes here…

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