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Seagulls at the Atlantic shore in Porto, Portugal
The Ponte 25 de Abril rises towards the skies over Lisbon
Trees from Portugal
The stations of youth to eternity
Basking in the Beauty
Forgotten Treasure
Curled Fern
Skylight
World's Best Roadblock
Monte Palace
Routes of life: the rivers reflect our lives
Ashes
Carcavelos beach by night, Portugal
Shadow and Light Patterns
Terceira Island
 The Designer
Natural resemblance VIII
Lisbon, Rossio Square, Portugal
Azores Archipelago
Fog
PadrĂ£o dos Descobrimentos  II
Sweet Old Lisbon
Boss Recovering
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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© Kelly Watts.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 11.2018
Total Views: 12
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