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Listen to the sound of Kelso Dunes in the Mojave Desert

Kelso Dunes
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Kelso Dunes

At Kelso Dunes in the Mojave Desert of Southern California, avalanches of sand cause the dunes to boom and sing. They can be triggered by wind or a visitor sliding down the slopes. This recording was made by Bernie Krause with Wild Sanctuary.