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Joshua Tree Nationa Park
California

Viewed from the road, this desert park only hints at its vitality. Closer examination reveals a fascinating variety of plants and animals that make their home in this land shaped by strong winds, unpredictable torrents of rain, and climatic extremes. Dark night skies, a rich cultural history, and surreal geologic features add to the attraction of this place.

 

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Park home page: http://www.nps.gov/jotr

Digital Image Archive homepage: http://www.nps.gov/pub_aff/imagebase.html