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View from Zabriskie Point. Photo by Richard Frear, NPS

View looking southwest and west from Zabriskie Point.

spacer image In the foreground is the Furnace Creek Formation. The base of the Furnace creek Formation can be seen in the left side of the photo between the rounded, light-colored playa beds of the Furnace Creek Formation meets the rougher, darker-colored rock in the distance.
spacer image In the right foreground, the tilted Furnace Creek Formation playa beds are overlain by a dark, reddish, cliff-forming conglomerate unit.
spacer image In the distance is the bright white of the Death Valley salt pan and the Panamint Range beyond. Tucki Mountian is at center right. Photo by Richard Frear, NPS.

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