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Death Valley National Park
Geology Image Gallery - Miscellany

View from Zabriskie Point. Photo by Richard Frear, NPS

Corkscrew Peak view
Photo by Joel I. Mur, NPS

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Bighorn sheep petroglyph

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Bighorn sheep petroglyph
Photo from NPS archives

Death Valley's native peoples used rocks with dark desert varnish to carve the stories of their lives.

Desert pavement

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Desert pavement
Photo by Menning, NPS

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Desert varnish

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Desert varnish
Photo from NPS archives

Underside of a rock with desert varnish.

Striped Butte

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Striped Butte
Photo from NPS archives

Migmatite basement rock

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Migmatite basement rock
Photo by Marli Miller


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