Death Valley’s theme: even in the harshest conditions, life emerges.
Classic Landscape in Wide Angle
Salt crystals trapped in the Badwater Basin are regrowing after record-breaking autumn rains.
Badwater Basin is the 200 square miles of protected salt flats in DVNP. It’s the lowest elevation point in North America: 282 ft (86 m).
Edgar Allan Poe never went camping in Death Valley.
Death Valley is the epitome of extreme climate and harsh terrain.
I had no choice but to go ahead and take her picture when she agreed with wide eyes and couldn’t have been more flattered.