• Great Sand Dunes and Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Great Sand Dunes

    National Park & Preserve Colorado

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Wildfire Ecology at Great Sand Dunes

 
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Map showing the progression of the Medano Fire, from initial lightning strike to the fire's peak on the slopes of Mt. Zwischen (.jpg file, 10"x17" @ 72dpi, 1.8MB)

Did You Know?

Surge flow, Medano Creek

Medano Creek, flowing at the base of Great Sand Dunes, is one of the few and best places in the world to experience "surge flow", where creek water comes in rhythmic waves. More...