The Sonoran desert has grasslands, too.

View of the lush green San Rafael grasslands of southern Arizona and northern Mexico, framed by a cloudy blue sky.

Detailed Description

The San Rafael grasslands are a diverse ecosystem in southern Arizona along the U.S./Mexico border region, a part of the Madrean Archipelago ecoregion. The USGS RAMPS program conducts collaborative research in this area, in places where land productivity and erosion threaten lives (wildlife) and livelihoods. 

Details

Image Dimensions: 1632 x 1224

Date Taken:

Lat / Long: 31.453430000000 / -110.595920000000

Location Taken: Patagonia, AZ, US