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Hunger
Weighing  A Young Screech Owl
A lounging leopard, in the rain and golden light
Hello
Passion Flower
Hunting!
Vietnam, Cave in Halong Bay
Eye to eye with the future of a troubled species
Texas from Above
Sunset in Sapa, Vietnam
Rice fields in the mountains of Sapa, Vietnam
Desert Wrinkles as seen from a plane over Western Australia
Path from the Past
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Dan is Mad
Friends
Pelicans in Kerkini Lake, Greece
CRAB
Please...Come in
Boys will be boys
Oregon Sunset
GREECE, Fishing in Kerkini Lake
Indigenous Mystery
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Desert Wrinkles as seen from a plane over Western Australia

Flying from Perth to Broome in Western Australia is like flying over the surface of Mars and I find myself captivated by the vivid expressions of the underlying geology. The rocks that underly this desert date back as far as 2.9 billion years - some of the oldest rocks on earth. Structures like these wrinkles betray its turbulent and tectonic prehistory, now preserved by the stasis of this huge continent.

TAGS: Aerial, Australia, Desert, Geology, Mountains

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© Paul Williams.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2013
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2015, 3:42 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 35mm
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Aperture: f6.3
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