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Aurora borealis in the Yukon
Jedi Mind Tricks
My husband ice-fishing for Kokanee on Canim Lake
Venice of The East
Death at Lençois Maranhenses National Park
Heavy Freight
A Ferris Wheel in the late evening
Vic's Demise
Ice Crystals
Oceana of the Pryors
Shenandoah Valley
Strength in Numbers
Monk studying
Sandfall
One of the Seven Wonders of the World
Ice flowers
Tending to the Needs of the Colony
Show of feathers
Morning Mist
Elephant Mountain
Tenant building in Lisbon
Autumn
Petion-Ville Panorama
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Strength in Numbers

Some 740,000 years ago, the Long Valley Caldera in California's Eastern Sierra erupted in one of the planet's greatest pyroclastic events, blanketing the Owen's Valley in hundreds of cubic miles of molten rock and volcanic ash. As water runoff spilled from the Sierra Nevada, the Sherwin Plateau was carved into boulder-filled canyons becoming, in more recent times, a rock climbing destination known throughout the world. Here, climber Auzie Gwinn tackles a known classic in the final, fading light.

TAGS: California, Climbing, United States

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Date Taken: 10.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2015, 4:58 p.m.
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