Our last morning in the park.
As we completed our time in the Anza-Borrego Desert, we took a tour of the Begole Archaeological Research Center guided by Collections Manager Dr. Lyndon Murray.
As we drove throughout Borrego Springs during the week, we would to see these large metal creatures. As we drove out of town for the last time, the students take a moment for a fun group shot.
Dr. John Whitmore explains sand dune migration at the Barchan Sand Dunes at Salton Sea.
Dr. Whitmore describes how sand dunes form.
Students are asked to identify the different sand grain structures throughout the dunes.
Dr. Whitmore gets in on identifying sand grain size.
We stopped at the Salton Sea.
It smells really bad! Dr. Whitmore enjoyed taking a picture of me reacting to the terrible smell.
Dr. John Whitmore explained the history of the 50 mile long manmade lake & why the fish die and are washed to shore to rot and dry up.