14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

A rare rain event in the desert had formed mud patties along the depressions amid the sand dunes. The desiccating mud was slowly returning to sand under the strong winds. This image shows the constant flux that occurs in our natural world.

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Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Copyright: © Brant Allen