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island between the clouds
One sunny day in November
A sunflower in a field of many.
Intense
Massive abandoned blast furnaces along the Lehigh River
Untitled (or The Communion)
Blooming magnolias
California Hairstreak
Beautiful Bird at the Savanna
Untitled (or The Nightman)
Van Language
Ashes
The Alhambra
Frosty sunrise over Crabtree Bald
Perro Chocolo Breakfast
Kurdish Danc
Mama Bringing Home The Worm
Grand Central Station and the Chrysler Building
The Statue of Liberty
Winter landscape
Lost place
Leopard at the water
Glassblower with colors repeated in heat, glass, and clothing
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Ashes

This is a formation made up of 60 years' worth of layered volcanic ash at the Capelinhos, located on the Azorean island of Faial. I found it while hiking off-trail, exploring the ashy dunes that are shaped by a fierce wind off the ocean.

TAGS: Azores, Layers, Portugal

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Kelly Watts.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 11.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Camera Make: Google
Camera Model: Pixel 2
Focal Length: 4.4mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2127
Aperture: f1.8
ISO: ISO54
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PHOTO LOCATION Capelo, Portugal