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 | change source]



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

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Light Dust Storm #F4E9E8 244 233 232 05° 35% 93% Xona.com color list "Dust Storm Light"
Spanish Sand #ECE2C6 236 226 198 44° 50% 85% Sand (Gallego & Sanz)
White Sand #DCD7D4 220 215 212 22° 10% 85% Pantone TPX 13-0002
Dust Storm #E5CCC9 229 204 201 06° 35% 84% Xona.com color list
Light Burning Sand #EFCDBB 239 205 187 21° 62% 84% Xona.com color list "Burning Sand Light"
Desert sand #EDC9AF 237 201 175 25° 63% 81% (Crayola) (US Army Camouflage color)
Sandstorm #ECD540 236 213 64 52° 82% 59% Crayola colored pencils
Sandy Brown #F4A460 244 164 96 28° 87% 67% web color
Earth Yellow #E1A95F 225 169 95 34° 68% 63% US Army Camouflage color
Pink Sand #DDAD95 221 173 149 20° 51% 73% Pantone TPX 15-1318
Dusty Pink #E1AD9D 225 173 157 14° 53% 75% Pantone TPX 14-1376
Burning Sand #D99376 217 147 118 18° 57% 66% Xona.com color list
Sand #C2B280 194 178 128 45° 35% 63% ISCC-NBS US Army Camouflage color
Desert #C19A6B 193 154 107 33° 41% 59% ISCC-NBS
Sand Dune #967117 150 113 23 43° 73% 34% Drab Mode Beige ISCC-NBS
Field Drab #6C541E 108 84 30 42° 57% 27% US Army Camouflage color




References[change | change 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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