Hueco Tanks Fact Sheet

The harsh West Texas landscape

Water stored at Hueco Tanks provided an oasis in the harsh desert climate. This picture shows part of the Hueco Tanks granite formations, with the desert and mountains beyond.


Star-eyed Quetzalcoatl mask

Desert flora at Hueco Tanks

Possible Quetzalcoatl mask

Tlaloc, the storm god

Geometric patterns

Geometric patterns

Diamond patterns

A small hueco

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