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Beach storm
Laura, Still Laura
Amidst I Stand Alone
Sunset on the bay.
Gazing to Infinity!
Rabbit
Solemn
Street Art Monopoly
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse
Storm approaching on the Gulf of Mexico
Joe
Sun Peeking Through Blackened Wildfire Skies.
Of Fire and Flight
Lightning Storm in Lassen National Forest, in Northeastern California.
A storm moving in over Southfield High School.
Peaceful Portland baby, Sierra
Catching Fireflies
Закат.
Студеный перекат.
Вечерний залив.
Explore the marine nature
First ray of the morning at Mount Rinjani, Lombok
Хрустальный водопад.
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sun Peeking Through Blackened Wildfire Skies.

This image is of a lone tree on a mountain ridge located just outside of Hat Creek CA. This photo captures the essence of the conditions in which occur regularly in fire active locations. The intense black smoke and ash fill the skies during a hot August afternoon. The history making Eiler fire is heading in the direction of this lone tree which sits along a mountain ridge. There were virtually no sounds to be heard other than the raging sounds of the wildfire off in the distance as it exploded massive drought stricken trees, snapping them like matchsticks. The fire ended up changing directions, so this lonely tree lived to see another day.

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Fall River Mills , California, United States of America
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© Mellissa Conway.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2015
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Date Uploaded: July 18, 2017, 3:46 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Fall River Mills , California, United States of America