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Pulling Dandelions
Tornado Battered Red SUV
Rubble Fine Detail
Red Car Rubble
Blue Mattress
Joplin Tornado Aftermath Through The Eyes of Salvador Dali
Colleen and Her Friend
i use nikon D80 & shot at titiwangsa lake.
Navajo Hogan. This form of housing is used primarily by the older and more traditional of the Navajo tribe at this time. Inside, the floor is earthen and walls are made of natural resources. Some of h
Newspaper Rock. A small sample of an explosion of communication begun over 2,000 years ago, left by people from the Archaic and Pueblo cultures. The whole rock is an amazing sight. The work of the buf
Window to outlier building at Wupatki National Monument. Just prior to arriving at these units (very short hike) on the opposite side of the path, you'll also find some very good pictographs and petro
Close ups of wall construction of the Wupatki ruins show the craftsmanship of those who quarried the rock as well as those the constructed the buildings around, and in perfect concert with, the natura
Ballcourt at Wupatki National Monument. This park has one very large ancient (Anasazi, 1500 years ago) residential complex, plus several outliers, a large kiva, blowhole and this ballcourt. Standing t
View from the top of Tuzigoot National Monument. Built by the Sinagua people nearly 1,000 years ago, the ruin boasts 110 including out buildings.
Pondering the tree tops!
Montezuma's Castle is a 1,000 year old cliff dwelling of the Sinagua indian culture. Euro-Americans, upon discovering of the ruins mistakenly took them for a settlement for the Aztec leader Montezuma.
Aerial shot of the north end of Lake Mead heading into Las Vegas (I got a clean window on the flight - yeah!). There's a great geological story here, as well as a view of the impact of damming rivers.
Hiking to Avalanche Lake at Glacier National Park, this glacial water runs down from the lake.
Melting snow cascades over rocks below Copeland Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Going with the Flow - record ice in the rockies feeds Boulder Falls, in Colorado, from which this water cascades.
Small dragonfly lands on a seemingly normal stick only to find the water very hot and becomes incapacitated the calcified in travertine pool. This is like a moment of life frozen (or boiled) in time.
A flying seed pod evidently landed itself into hot water - a travertine pool - and became calcified. This shot was taken at the pools near Mammoth at Yellowstone National Park.
This baby Tree Swallow was nesting in a cavity of a dead tree on the edges of a field of Yellowstone geysers and mudholes. Minutes later a parent was feeding the chick.
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Close ups of wall construction of the Wupatki ruins show the craftsmanship of those who quarried the rock as well as those the constructed the buildings around, and in perfect concert with, the natura

Close ups of wall construction of the Wupatki ruins show the craftsmanship of those who quarried the rock as well as those the constructed the buildings around, and in perfect concert with, the natural surroundings.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2010
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: May 30, 2011, 3:06 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-H50
Focal Length: 12.9mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Flagstaff, Arizona, United States of America