Bisti, New Mexico

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An area within the Navajo Nation reservation in northwestern New Mexico, about 30 miles south of Farmington. The Navajo name Bisti (or Bistahi) refers to the eroded clay that characterizes this unique landscape, which is known for its hoodoos and other unusual weathered rock formations.

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"Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness, New Mexico, August 5, 2012" by Bob Wick, BLM California is licensed under CC BY.

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