Map of Arizona, from Raphael Pumpelly, Across America and Asia, 1870. Click image to enlarge section showing Pumpelly's “escape” to California along El Camino del Diablo.
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Camino del Diablo
On Places, photographer Mark Klett journeys along the Camino del Diablo in the Sonoran Desert, much of which is now a bombing range, and finds a landscape of forbidding danger and compelling beauty. Read Essay >>
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mark Klett is Regents' Professor of Art at Arizona State University and a contributing editor of Places. His latest book is The Half-Life of History. More Bio >>