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Bee polinating Mexican Redbud blossom
What is that thing he's holding?
Smoke and fall colors, False Gap Prong, GSMNP
Bicycle and tree silhouettes
Snow
Snatching Blue
The red-beard butcher
Superman's Fortress of Solitude
Happy New Year
Mako
PINK UMBRELLA AND A LADY
Shattered
A dragonfly resting on a blade of grass
Rory - Young Musician
Morning bath
Smokers
Dancing in the fountian
A pilgrim cross the Rays
Hippopotamus
Reclamation
Wayfarer
A diademed's sifaka
 Shir Mohamad
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Shattered

A fallen tree on top of Cerro Grande serves as a testament to the harsh conditions of the peak. This tree was torched in the Cerro Grande fire that started at this exact spot in 2000, and it has since been destroyed by a summer lightning storm. This is the far backcountry of Bandelier National Monument, just on the borders of the Valles Caldera and Santa Fe National Forest. The background is the South Rim of the Valles Caldera.

TAGS: Fog, Frost, New Mexico, Weather, Winter

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America
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Photo of the Day: 01.29.19 Editors' Pick
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
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ISO: ISO250
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