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Joshua Tree National Park~

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Just arrived at Joshua Tree National Park and I had to fire you a few preliminary shots! (Please click to enlarge!)

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The geological formations here formed over 100 million years ago. The outcrops of rock are called Monadnocks.

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Joshua Trees are native to the south-western United States and live mainly in the Mojave Desert where the National Park is located.

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The geological formations in the park are some of the most interesting in California.

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I have lived within a three hours drive of this place all my life and have never been here. Obviously, having gotten my first look today, I can not imagine why I never came here before! It is gorgeous!!

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Joshua Trees scientific name is Yucca Brevifolia and it is a member of the Yucca family.

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They are blooming now and I’ll show you this beautiful sight soon. There are lots of plants here I have never seen before and I will show them to you soon too!

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I named this formation the dinosaurs spine because this is just what it looks like to me!

Cheers & more to you soon from this amazing place! I am jazzed to be here!