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Death Valley 100 Year Bloom
In Spring of 2005 record rainfall and ideal temperatures produced an enormous display of wildflowers in the Death Valley- one of the hottest and driest landscapes in the Western hemisphere.
These seeds of Desert Sunflowers lay dormant for decades before blooming.
Photo taken on March 7, 2005.

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Mark DoironAwesome Sight!

Mark Doiron

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Death Valley is an amazing place, but to see it so out of character .. that must have been an awesome sight to witness. Thanks for sharing this great image! --mark d.
Posted Oct 17, 2007 7:38 am

Anya JingleRe: Awesome Sight!

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Thank you. It was an incredible sight to see wildflower fields there and Badwater as a big lake back in 2005.
Posted Oct 17, 2007 9:16 am

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on Jan 29, 2007 7:15 pm

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