The salt flats at Badwater in Death Valley National Park in California go for miles, dwarfing anything that ventures out onto their flat surface. The rock-hard salt is left over from an ancient sea. This photo is taken at about 220 feet below below sea level, and you can hike from here 11 miles to the top of 11,048 foot Telescope Peak, obscured in the clouds in this picture.
Distances are very difficult to judge on the salt flats. I had already been walking for about 10 minutes across the uneven surface of the dirt-soiled salt before taking this picture towards the fresher, whiter salt deposits ahead. I had expected to reach the white surface in less than half that time.
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Impressive photo. It shows the the great combinations in this landscapes.
What device did you use for taking the photo?
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Photo taken in Death Valley, CA, USA
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