New Mexico

White Sands storm approaching.

White Sands storm approaching.

White Sands, New Mexico, USA / December 2007

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.

Bosque del Apache

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

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.

Three Rivers

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.

VLA
VLA
Mt. Magdalene and plains.
Snow geese in flight over Bosque del Apache.
Bosque del Apache landscape
Bosque del Apache
Bosque reflections
Three Rivers petroglyph #2.
Petroglyphs
Amigos
WS wegetation and storm.
White Sands storm #2.
Ram in sunset.
Three Rivers Petroglyph site.
Pre Dawn
The Yucca
White Sands sunrise.
The Yucca
Bosque del Apache

Bosque Dawn

Bosque Dawn

Bosque del Apache, New Mexico, USA / December 2007

White Sands dawn

White Sands dawn

White Sands, New Mexico, USA / December 2007

The lone oak tree

The lone oak tree

Bosque del Apache, New Mexico, USA / December 2007

Rainbow over Bosque del Apache

Rainbow over Bosque del Apache

New Mexico, USA / December 2007

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White Sands storm approaching.

White Sands storm approaching.

White Sands, New Mexico, USA / December 2007

Yucca

Yucca

White Sands, NM, USA / December 2007

New life

New life

White Sands, New Mexico, USA / December 2007

Storm

Storm

White Sands, NM, USA / December 2007