13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

Once a healing place, ZZYZX was named to be the last word in a dictionary. The soil was like walking on the moon, it sunk several inches and crunched. Composed of chlorite, borax, and other minerals it glistened like sugar coating the earth. This felt like the road at the end of the earth.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Zzyzx, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Brian Clopp