21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Sand Dunes in Shades of Grey

An early evening shot of the Sand Dunes National Park outside Alamosa New Mexico. The Dunes exist as the strong South Westerly winds drop the grains that are too heavy to carry over Mosca Pass through the Sangre de Christos looming behind the Dunes.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Alamosa, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 4000 ED
Copyright: © Gordon Reeves