It’s a confounding image for those who know Death Valley as the hottest place on Earth.
The hills of the national park — typically scorched brown from the heat — are coated in a blanket of white in a photo posted to Facebook by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Snow? In Death Valley?
Not at all. The winter-wonderland look depicts a phenomenon known as salt flowers, caused by recent rainfall, park officials said.
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