Gypsum Shapes

White Sands dunes are made of gypsum.  Sometimes it hardens a little, and the grains cover and then uncover the more solid shapes.
gypsum shapes 2gypsum shapes 3gypsum shapesWhite Sands National Monument, New Mexico, USA.

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8 Responses to Gypsum Shapes

  1. 1nmbirder says:

    Great photos! I especially love the last one. I used to live at White Sands Missile Range. We’d go to the dunes and play quite often. I haven’t been back there as an adult but I’ve thought about it more recently since I’ve gotten into photography. Your photos make me want to go!

  2. Yvonne says:

    Ever changing, it seems. They do look like beautiful sculptures.

  3. karenrsanderson says:

    These are beautiful! I have been to White Sands….walked around for hours. It’s a fabulous landscape, and so different than anything I’ve ever seen.

  4. So beautiful! I’ve never seen white sand dunes.

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