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Clash of Cultures
The Tribe: past Present FUTURE?
The view through a window in the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine.
Goodbye Summer
A beautiful butterfly on a flower
Life on a rock in Cannon Beach, OR
Mono Lake
Haleakala National Park,  Maui, Hawaii
Squared Up
Standing Guard
Dogwood blossoms under ice
Rock formations at Carpenteria State Beach, CA
foggy woods
A survivor, mother and counselor celebrates her graduation in Nairobi.
Pilgrim
old barn in Tennessee
Watson Lake
Descending a lock on the Danube
My daughter meeting a praying manta
Locals casting fishing net  - village outskirt of Siem Reap
A tall building while on a school field trip.
Water Buffalo at Kruger National Park
Little Cousin
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Rock formations at Carpenteria State Beach, CA

I was struck at how powerful tar is. The underground tar deposits caused the Earth's crust to jutt up in a fascinating spectacle of geological proportions, as seen here in this photo. I returned with a Groucho Marx costume and fixed up one of the rocks!

TAGS: California, Geology, Hiking, Rocks

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Robert Binnie.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Carpenteria, California, United States of America