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Pictures Of Bisti De-Na-Zin Wilderness

Photo gallery of Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness pictures photographed by professional photographer Rolf Hicker. (There are 10 photos in this photo gallery.)

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A surreal, almost spooky wilderness area set in the heart of New Mexico, Bisti / De-Na-Zin Wilderness covers an area of 41,170 acres of badlands.

Weathered sandstone formations make up the majority of what the visitor to this area of unusual scenery will see. Hoodoos of all shapes and sizes, cap rocks, petrified logs, narrow ridges and arches of sandstone and more can be seen, all set in the desolate landscape known as Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness.

Although, at first, Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness looks like a wasteland of sand and rock, with time the beauty of the scenery and the diversity of it becomes apparent. Swirls etched into sandstone constantly erased and reworked by nature, smoothed knobs lie on the desert floor in the shape of eggs, hoodoos of every shape and variety tower high above. Then there is the play with light, golden and bright, morning through to night.

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...Continue gallery information:logs and fossils are evidence of the past - 70 million years ago Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness was once a lush coastal rainforest where dinosaurs ruled. However, after a series of cataclysmic events the landscape became what it is today. It is simply a snapshot of past and present events in eternal time.

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