World’s largest gypsum dunefield

Where you can find the world’s largest gypsum dunefield?

New Mexico’s White Sands National Monument [U.S.A]

White Sands National Monument in New Mexico

The monument is located at Sate of New Mexico on the north side of Route 70 about 16 miles southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County and northeastern Doña Ana County

  • The rolling dunes aren’t ordinary waves of sand—they’re made of chalky sulfate mineral
  •  It covers 275 square miles of desert
  • The  White Sands is home to a variety of insects, reptiles, and even amphibian
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