Desert sand (color)

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Desert sand is a color which is like the color of desert sand. It is a deep tone of beige.

In 1998, desert sand was made into a Crayola crayon color. [1][2]

The color shown at right matches the palest of the three colors in the 3-color Desert Camouflage Uniform of United States Army.[3]In 1990, it began to replace the 6-color Desert Battle Dress Uniform. [4]

Meaning of desert sand[change | edit source]



Tones of desert sand color comparison chart[change | edit source]

Light Dust Storm (Xona.com color list "Dust Storm Light") (Hex: #F4E9E8) (RGB: 244, 233, 232)
Spanish Sand (Sand (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #ECE2C6) (RGB: 236, 226, 198)
White Sand (Pantone TPX 13-0002) (Hex: #DCD7D4) (RGB: 220, 215, 212)
Dust Storm (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #E5CCC9) (RGB: 229, 204, 201)
Light Burning Sand (Xona.com color list "Burning Sand Light") (Hex: #EFCDBB) (RGB: 239, 205, 187)
DESERT SAND (Crayola) (US Army Camouflage color) (Hex: #EDC9AF) (RGB: 237, 201, 175)
Sandstorm (Crayola colored pencils) (Hex: #ECD540) (RGB: 236, 213, 64)
Sandy Brown (web color) (Hex: #F4A460) (RGB: 244, 164, 96)
Earth Yellow (US Army Camouflage color) (Hex: #E1A95F) (RGB: 225, 169, 95)
Pink Sand (Pantone TPX 15-1318) (Hex: #DDAD95) (RGB: 221, 173, 149)
Dusty Pink (Pantone TPX 14-1376) (Hex: #E1AD9D) (RGB: 225, 173, 157)
Burning Sand (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #D99376) (RGB: 217, 147, 118)
Sand (ISCC-NBS) (US Army Camouflage color) (Hex: #C2B280) (RGB: 194, 178, 128)
Desert (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #C19A6B) (RGB: 193, 154, 107)
Sand Dune (Drab) (Mode Beige) (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #967117) (RGB: 150, 113, 23)
Field Drab (US Army Camouflage color) (Hex: #6C541E) (RGB: 108, 84, 30)




References[change | edit source]

  1. Crayola crayon chronology:
  2. Current Crayola crayon colors:
  3. Three Color Desert Camouflage Pattern (go halfway down the web page):
  4. Six Color Desert Camouflage Pattern (go two-thirds of the way down the web page):
  5. Google Images for "Southwest Design":

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