Looking south into Death Valley, while crossing Daylight Pass.
Mesquite Dunes (at Stovepipe Wells).
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Taken from Mesquite Dunes (at Stovepipe Wells).
On the way to Badwater flats. Nothing grows here....nothing.....
The reoad to Badwater flats.
Badwater flats - the lowest elevation in the continental USA. Can you see the sea level sign up on the mountain?
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Badwater flats - the water is not poisonous, just salty. Prospectors mules would not drink it, so they called it bad.....
Out on the flats. Water oozes from below, and forms these unique patterns. The salt is a thin crust, on top of moist mud. If you do not walk carefully, you will break through.....