Amargosa River Wetlands

Intersecting triangular shapes in the landscape and mountains around the Amargosa River wetlands, Shoshone, California; February 2022.

During our stay in Shoshone for our 2nd Death Valley Trip, at the end of February, we took a walk at the Amargosa River wetlands area. Now one has to consider the general desert environment to set the right expectations and not jump to immediate conclusions when thinking of “wetlands” here. :) If I’d apply my old German standards for the word “river” and “wetland”, this body of water would barely qualify as a small creek! :)

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