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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Home and Surroundings
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Desert Vista - Cinco, CA - 2009


Normally such a flat, empty horizon would be difficult to find in the Mojave Desert. This view is from an discarded trailer home on an abandoned farm where the earth had been stripped clear for alfalfa production. Things grow slowly in arid climes, so the landscape had yet to be reclaimed by creosote bushes and other drought-resistant flora.

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