16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Ancient Bristlecone Pine
This photo shows a species of tree that can live up to 4000 years in a harsh landscape. The fact that this tree is long dead and still standing in such an unforgiving landscape at high elevation is a testament to Nature's strength and tenacity.
© Steven Martin.
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||July 17, 2018, 4:52 p.m.