Circling New Mexico

Circling New Mexico

Crop circles, empty of crops, in eastern New Mexico. Their shapes are marked by the heavy circular furrows where the light snow adheres and changes the color of the landscape. Like the moire of a fabric whose pattern changes in the light, their patterns vary with the depth and density of their furrows. These shapes dominate the landscape and distort our perception of distance along the plain as they extend into the distant horizon.

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