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Algodones Dunes

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Location of Algodones Dunes

Age. Rancholabrean (Jefferson 1991b).

Description. Algodones Dunes, Glamis (Jefferson 1991b). In the past, the Colorado River has periodically flowed into the Salton Sink, forming a chronologic series of lakes (Lake Cahuilla) that would dry whenever the Colorado River changed course back to the Gulf of California. Sand blown from the dry lake bed is believed to be the source of an extensive dune field, the Algodones Dunes (Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, accessed 12 Mar 2014).


Equus sp. large—Large Horses (Jefferson 1991b)

Literature. Jefferson 1991b.


Last Update: 20 Feb 2014