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White Sands yucca

leaves of a yucca are partially buried in white sand

Yucca elata plant buried in White Sands, Doña Ana County

Image taken: 12/21/2022
by: Frank Sholedice
© 2022

Longitude: -106.26
Latitude: 32.81
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

About this image

White Sands National Park, in the Tularosa Basin of southern New Mexico, is the world's largest gypsum dunefield. See our virtual geologic tour for more information.


White Sands is 15 miles west of Alamogordo, New Mexico.

Camera Details

Panasonic DMC-G3 Exposure: 25.0 mm (35mm equiv: 51mm) f/8.0 1/1599 sec ISO 160.

Image posted: 04-18-2023