Alvord Desert, Oregon

by Richard Manning May. 11, 2019 201 views

The Alvord Desert is in remote south eastern Oregon not far from the Nevada border. A beautiful and diverse landscape.

Near the Alvord Desert

Near the Alvord Desert

Alvord Desert with shallow lake

Alvord Desert with shallow lake

Alvord Desert with shallow lake

Alvord Desert with shallow lake

Alvord Desert, edge of lake.   The lake moved, I didn't.  This picture is taken from the exact same spot as the picture above only a few minutes earlier  The shallow lake in the Alvord is blown up and down the playa.  It has been know to move miles in a day!

Alvord Desert, edge of lake. The lake moved, I didn't. This picture is taken from the exact same spot as the picture above only a few minutes earlier The shallow lake in the Alvord is blown up and down the playa. It has been know to move miles in a day!

Steens Mountain rises an average for 4000 feet above the Alvord Desert

Steens Mountain rises an average for 4000 feet above the Alvord Desert

Andrews, Oregon.  Gateway to the Alvord!

Andrews, Oregon. Gateway to the Alvord!

A dust devil at the Alvord desert

A dust devil at the Alvord desert

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