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Salton Sea

Barchans and Mud Volcanoes 2013

This begins with some photos of alluvial fan surfaces at the north end of the Algodones Dunes, and some pictures from the tops of those dunes. Then there are a lot of pictures from the barchan dunes on the west side of the Salton Sea, many of which have overrun roads. Pics are then from the otherworldly mud stratovolcanoes on the SE side of the lake, next to the power plant. Access to these may now be closed, sadly. Finally, we visited the mud calderas closer to the lake, along a dirt road. There are endless videos of all of these mesmorizing eruptions.

VIDEOS!

Mud volcanoes Video 1
Mud volcanoes Video 2
Mud volcanoes Video 3
Mud volcanoes Video 4
Mud volcanoes Video 5
Mud volcanoes Video 6
Mud volcanoes Video 7
Mud volcanoes Video 8

All pictures are below:

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Please credit Jani Radebaugh for all pics, thank you!