Sky Rock petroglyphs and storm clouds over the Eastern Sierran Nevada, near Bishop, California. Hidden atop an enormous boulder in the Volcanic Tablelands lies Sky Rock, a set of petroglyphs that face the sky. These superb examples of native American petroglyph artwork are thought to be Paiute in origin, but little is known about them.
Location: Bishop, California
Image ID: 27001
Sunset clouds create a colorful arch, spanning the heavens from horizon to horizon, over the open sea between the Falkland Islands and South Georgia Island.
Location: Southern Ocean
Image ID: 24073
Cloud's Rest at sunset, viewed from Olmsted Point. Clouds Rest is one of the most massive -- if not the singlemost massive -- granite monoliths in the world. A vast lobe of Mesozoic-era granodiorite magma cooled to rock and was gradually uplifted to its present altitude of 9926 ft. Later, glaciers cut it into its present shape.
Location: Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 25761
Sunset falls upon Torrey Pines State Reserve, viewed from the Torrey Pines glider port. La Jolla, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Scripps Pier are seen in the distance.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 26437
Sunrise and storm clouds over Convict Lake and Laurel Mountain, Eastern Sierra Nevada.
Image ID: 26858