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View of Kelso Dunes. Photo by Paul Stone, USGS
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From the swirling sands of Kelso Dunes to Hole in the Wall’s violent volcanic remnants, Mojave National Preserve serves as a showcase of ancient and modern geologic processes. Rocks here reveal the stories of prehistoric landscapes as old as 2.7 billion years - over half the age of the Earth!
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