18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Sand Dunes of the San Rafael Desert, Utah

The forty mile dirt road to Horseshoe Canyon crosses the San Rafael Desert. Along the way is this impressive region of pristine sand dunes. Lining the horizon, the Henry Mountains were the last range to be discovered and named in the lower 48 states.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Hanksville, Utah, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5300
Copyright: © David Crews