In the Desert
Content including photographs are Copyright © 2009 - Present - Don & Linda Gilmore
Map your trip if you plan to travel in the desert. The best sources for the latest maps and info. to be found anywhere. We're always updating this section of the site. New map systems you won't want to be without on your next trip.
Desert Photography will play an important role in your enjoyment and memories. Many diversified topics to chose from. Want to learn the basics of photography - learn to get the most out of your camera? Software reviews included.
Safety in the desert is a real concern. Items you need to take to survive, plus what to be aware of. Real life stories of what can happen. Dehydration and drowning are real threats.
Gold is where you find it! Everyone wants to find that lost Spanish treasure in the desert! Did you know that a lot of prospectors are still finding gold in the desert. Treasure tales --
Life in the Desert -- What is the desert really like? Where is the desert Southwest? What about water in the desert, and more. New Map.
Weather Page will give you a different view of the weather conditions all over the Southwest. See what to expect before you leave home. New map.
City Profiles Statistics for all the major cities and towns in the desert Southwest in 5 states. Locations of hospitals, gas stations, and motels, plus more on the inter-active Maps.
Plants, Animals, Birds
Safety in the Desert
Find the latest here!
Life in the Desert
The Desert has a lot to offer!
Map Symbols - Ever wonder what some of them mean? Examples, graphics and explanations.
You came to the right place --
now see where you're going next,
and how you're getting there!
New Section - 7 new sub-sections on the different aspects of geology in the desert. Information, photos and videos. See what might interest you. New page on Fluorescence just added.
Insects - Also includes arachnids. A large listing of insects, spiders, and other scary, creepy crawlies. You could run into one of these at any time in the desert southwest.
Snakes - 11 new photos added and 8 new species added with enlargements. Thanks to Martin Feldner, Bryan D. Hughes and Greg Watson for the additions.
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New trips, articles and adventures can be found here.
NEW trips listed!
Products - Everything you might need for a successful trip in the desert.
Events - Event links to all of the Southwest.
Links - to other web sites you'll find informative and useful.