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Sapphire devil (blue damselfish), female/juvenile coloration, Chrysiptera cyanea Add To Light Table Galapagos sea lion, Devils Crown, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki, Floreana Island Add To Light Table Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table
Sapphire devil (blue damselfish), female/juvenile coloration.
Image ID: 11834  
Species: Sapphire devil, Chrysiptera cyanea
 
Galapagos sea lion, Devils Crown.
Image ID: 01707  
Species: Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki
Location: Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23266  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Adelie penguin colony, panoramic photograph, Pygoscelis adeliae, Devil Island Add To Light Table
Adelie penguin colony, panoramic photograph.
Image ID: 26313  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Pano dimensions: 3564 x 28099
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23267  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23285  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23281  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23282  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23283  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23284  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt.  Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns.  The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old.  Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns.  The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled, Devils Postpile National Monument, California Add To Light Table Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island, Pygoscelis adeliae Add To Light Table
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23286  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Devil's Postpile, a spectacular example of columnar basalt. Once molten and under great pressure underground, the lava that makes up Devil's Postpile cooled evenly and slowly, contracting and fracturing into polygonal-sided columns. The age of the formation is estimated between 100 and 700 thousand years old. Sometime after the basalt columns formed, a glacier passed over the formation, cutting and polishing the tops of the columns. The columns have from three to seven sides, varying because of differences in how quickly portions of the lava cooled.
Image ID: 23287  
Location: Devils Postpile National Monument, California, USA
 
Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 25013  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adelie penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, Devil Island Add To Light Table Adelie penguins, adults and chicks, Pygoscelis adeliae, Devil Island Add To Light Table Photographer making pictures as M/V Polar Star approaches Devil Island Add To Light Table
Adelie penguin.
Image ID: 25044  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adelie penguins, adults and chicks.
Image ID: 25102  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Photographer making pictures as M/V Polar Star approaches Devil Island.
Image ID: 26372  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Panorama of Devil Island in Antarctica Add To Light Table
Panorama of Devil Island in Antarctica.
Image ID: 26303  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Pano dimensions: 3325 x 26885
 
Summit of Devil Island, with Vega Island in the distance Add To Light Table Crested snow patterns along the slopes of Devil Island Add To Light Table Adelie penguin, adults feeding chicks, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island, Pygoscelis adeliae Add To Light Table
Summit of Devil Island, with Vega Island in the distance.
Image ID: 24786  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Crested snow patterns along the slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 24879  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adelie penguin, adults feeding chicks, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 25042  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Devil Island, Antarctica Peninsula Add To Light Table The Giraffe Traps, or what is officially known as Two Running Violet V Forms, was the second piece in the Stuart Collection at University of California San Diego (UCSD).  Commissioned in 1983 and produced by Robert Irwin, the odd fence resides in the eucalyptus grove between Mandeville Auditorium and Central Library, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla Add To Light Table Devils Golf Course, California.  Evaporated salt has formed into gnarled, complex crystalline shapes in on the salt pan of Death Valley National Park, one of the largest salt pans in the world.  The shapes are constantly evolving as occasional floods submerge the salt concretions before receding and depositing more salt Add To Light Table
Devil Island, Antarctica Peninsula.
Image ID: 26373  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
The Giraffe Traps, or what is officially known as Two Running Violet V Forms, was the second piece in the Stuart Collection at University of California San Diego (UCSD). Commissioned in 1983 and produced by Robert Irwin, the odd fence resides in the eucalyptus grove between Mandeville Auditorium and Central Library.
Image ID: 12842  
Location: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
 
Devils Golf Course, California. Evaporated salt has formed into gnarled, complex crystalline shapes in on the salt pan of Death Valley National Park, one of the largest salt pans in the world. The shapes are constantly evolving as occasional floods submerge the salt concretions before receding and depositing more salt.
Image ID: 15582  
Location: Devils Golf Course, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Icebreaker M/V Polar Star near Devil Island, sunrise Add To Light Table Crested snow patterns along the slopes of Devil Island Add To Light Table Summit of Devil Island with portions of the Erebus and Terror Gulf region of the Weddell Sea in the background Add To Light Table
Icebreaker M/V Polar Star near Devil Island, sunrise.
Image ID: 24819  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Crested snow patterns along the slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 24787  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Summit of Devil Island with portions of the Erebus and Terror Gulf region of the Weddell Sea in the background.
Image ID: 24816  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Enjoying a sunny warm day on the summit of Devil Island, with the cliffs of Vega Island in the distance Add To Light Table Crested snow patterns along the slopes of Devil Island Add To Light Table Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island, Pygoscelis adeliae Add To Light Table
Enjoying a sunny warm day on the summit of Devil Island, with the cliffs of Vega Island in the distance.
Image ID: 24817  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Crested snow patterns along the slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 24818  
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 25043  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island, Pygoscelis adeliae Add To Light Table
Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 25045  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 


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