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A particular viewpoint
Low tide at Poet's Cove in the dusk before the sun rise.
"The Bridge To Nowhere" Located on the Tenn-Tom Waterway near Aberdeen, Mississippi.
A curious lizard looking for something in the bottle
The bike this girl is riding is the only bicycle in her Amazon river village.  The fact that there are no tires on the bike's wheels doesn't seem to bother  the kids in the village at all.
Small houses
A rusting water tower covered with modern communications equipment
Two ants crawling along the petals of a bright pink flower.
A wave breaks on the north coast of the island of Aruba
My wife and I spent a few days relaxing in the Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
This is a natural beach that is protected by the state of South Carolina.
The final flight of the space shuttle Endeavour flying over Marin County, California
The Grimace... When you're the manager of the Bonaire Marine Park returning from hunting invasive Lionfish, you have to be careful of those sharp toxic dorsal spines.
"Tribute" Tribute to a passed on loved one. Found on a Alabama gravel road.
Some raindrops sit on the leaves of a tiger lilly.
Caverns emerge
A kiteboarding race on the island of Aruba
A small red beetle rests on a stalk of asparagus.
A young man stands still while his brother shaves with a razor
The dandelion waits for the wind to carry its seeds away.
About as cute as a frogfish can be ... a hairy variety of Striated Frogfish.
Nature's beauty even in death. A log telling the story of a once great tree.
This was taken right off Little River Road in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. It was during a drought and this was one of the few areas that had flowing water.
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The final flight of the space shuttle Endeavour flying over Marin County, California

The final flight of the space shuttle Endeavour flying over Marin County, California

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2012
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2012, 3:51 p.m.
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