The images here is taken in another beautiful state in the SW of USA: New Mexico. The images are taken in 4 different locations, the first is the VLA, and the rest is described below.
The Bosque del Apache (“Woods of the Apache”) National Wildlife Refuge in southern Socorro County, New Mexico, comprises arid grasslands and artificially maintained wetlands. The latter attract the huge flocks of wintering cranes and geese that are the refuge's most interesting feature.
White Sands, New Mexico, is a desert with white sand gleaming like freshly fallen snow. These powdery grains of sand are not composed of quartz, unlike most desert sands, but of soft, chalky gypsum, or calcium sulphate.
Petroglyphs are images created by removing part of a rock surfaces by incising, pecking, carving, and abrading.
The images in this collection is created at the Three Rivers Petroglyph site, New Mexico. The Three Rivers Petroglyph site have over 21,000 petroglyphs created by the Jornada Mogollon people between 900 and 1400 AD. These etchings were made by chipping away at the dark outer layer of oxidized rock called the patina to reveal the lighter surface below.