Landscapes of the American Southwest
Images of the Painted Desert in Arizona, including versions of this panoramic image, have been posted here but not this one. This particular image is included in the book, Landscapes of the American Southwest. (Click for larger image.) The area pictured above is also noted for being an especially rich area for dinosaur finds. Millions of years ago this desert was fertile swampland and forest.
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