Tag Archives: Panamints

Games at warp speed. Dec 29, 2014: I was at Father Crowley Point peering down Rainbow Canyon on the western boundary of Death Valley National Park when I caught sight of the approaching jet over the ridgeline of the Argus Range. This is the one section of the park where the US Air Force retains […]

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Cambrian era peaks. These stark buttes are seen as you come in from the east on Daylight Pass in Death Valley National Park, California. In the backdrop are the mountains of the Panamint Range. A spectacular panorama comes into view soon past what is known as Hell’s Gate. The road drops into Death Valley via […]

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2014 is here. Last week we witnessed a glorious dawn in Butte Valley at the southern end of Death Valley National Park in California. This is a very remote area. The mountains of the Panamint range are seen to the east. Not seen (behind me) is the magnificent Striped Butte, one of the park’s jewels. […]

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Badwater Basin, Belt of Venus and Earth’s shadow are seen in this post-sunset view from Aguereberry Point (elevation 6433 feet) in the Panamint Mountains of Death Valley National Park. The location is named after the tenacious prospector Pete Aguereberry (pronounced: aa-geh-ra-berry), a Basque from France who lived around Death Valley for much of his life. […]

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