Gracefully stretching over 40 miles northward from the US-Mexico border Southeastern California is the Golden State’s largest dune system - the Algodones.
Illegal off-roading threatens dunes wilderness and fragile habitat.
Due to the extreme dryness and temperature swings, and their constantly shifting sands, the Algodones represent a very unique habitat type in the Sonoran desert of southeastern California.
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©Andrew Harvey
Center for Biological Diversity