PHOTO OF THE DAY: 01.29.19
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Polar Bear's Sleep
Cloudfall
Missing Serenade
Maloja Pass
Proven
Strongman
Where Is Home?
Efficiency
Sharing Emotion
Stretching
Depression Among ATO Veterans
Shattered
Sea Snail Spawning
Ground Squirrel Love
Polar Bear's Sleep
Cloudfall
Missing Serenade
Maloja Pass
Proven
Strongman
Where Is Home?
Efficiency
Sharing Emotion
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
Member since 2016
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Photo of the Day: 01.29.19 Editors' Pick
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© Andrew Gordon.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
Total Views: 4525
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO250
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