15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A dead tree on a hot spring in Yellowstone
The martian looking background is actually part of a hot spring. There are smokes coming out it. The trees are probably long gone because of the high heat and unusual chemical composition of the ground leaving only the dead trunk.
© Anindita Sarkar.
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||Nov. 30, 2017, 6:40 p.m.