17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Desert Wave

Koehn Lake is one of the many dry lakes in the Mojave Desert. Its bright white color can be seen from several miles away. During the spring season, harsh winds mix the salt and sands together, creating some of the most interesting designs that can be found in nature.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Saltdale, California, United States of America
Camera: L1D-20c
Copyright: © JosuĂ© Silva