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Geologic Provinces of the United States: Basin and Range Province

View from Zabriskie Point. Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Photo by Richard Frear, NPS.

View across the valley floor from Zabriskie Point.

Corkscrew Peak view

Death Valley National Park

Photo by Joel I. Mur, NPS.

Looking down Death Valley toward Corkscrew Peak.

Hanaupah fault scarp

Death Valley National Park

Photo by Marli Miller.

Hanaupah fault scarp. This image shows the location of a fault that cuts like a knife across this alluvial fan. The mountain range is clearly uplifted relative to the valley floor.

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