Tag Archives: Desert

Old Mine

22 Jan

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Somewhere between Las Vegas and Los Angeles there is this old open pit mine. Looks stunning from the air.
I have not been able to find it on Google Earth.
Was I in another dimension?

 

Desert Road

16 Oct

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I absolutely adore desert scenery. This was taken in Nevada as we were approaching The Valley of Fire.

Desert boat

25 Sep

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The juxtaposition of this motorboat on a drying/shrinking reservoir in Nevada is striking. We drove past a few marinas which were above the waterline and shut down. And people still think that climate change is a conspiracy. No facts, no evidence will get these people to change their mind.

Water

21 Aug

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There have been several years in a row that have been called the hottest years on record.
This one will probably be the next one.
The Hoover dam is going to be empty/ You can see what the high water mark used to be in theis shot.

Desert growth

19 Jun

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Flying over the desert in California – these irrigation areas look very cool from the air. However they are wasting so much water in an area that has been in a consistent drought for many years. Not sure if this is wise.
I have spent too much time trying to find this place on Google Earth with no luck.

Solar desert

20 Dec

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Somewhere between Vegas and Los Angeles there is this big solar energy generating plant.
I could not find it on Google Earth.
I know it ain’t aliens in Area 51.

Desert Cabin

13 Sep

wwAs it gets colder, my thoughts turn to warmth. I stumbled upon some stone Cabins while in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. This is a shot from inside. The interior was nice and cool-ish – while the outside was hot and dry.

Desert dreaming

30 Nov

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As it gets cold, one’s mind drifts to warmer climes. In this case, the desert outside of Las Vegas. This is around the Valley of Fire.