Salt Basin Dunes Photos

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Water, wind, and earthquakes have sculpted the stark landscape of the Guadalupe Mountains and the Salt Basin. The Salt Basin is a graben, or a down-dropped block of the Earth’s crustal rocks. Faulting, which allowed the downward movement, began in the Early Miocene Epoch around 26 million years ago. This shifting also lifted Guadalupe Peak more…
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Salt Basin Dunes