Photograph of the week: Full moon in Death Valley

 

A full moon rises over the Badwater Basin salt flats in Death Valley National Park, California. At 282 feet below sea level, Badwater is the lowest point in North America. The vast, surreal crust of hexagonal shapes change constantly as salt crystals form, expand and then become eroded with wind blown dust and passing rain storms.

Moon rise over Badwater

Thank you to Jon Hicks of Jon Hicks Photography for permission to reproduce the image.

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  1. Suze says:

    What a stunning image of Death Valley, it looks almost unworldly! I would love to visit there one day

  2. Roman says:

    This place is amazing. The photography makes it more beautiful. I wish to be here one day. How can we reach this place?

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