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The Wave at Night, under a clear night sky full of stars.  The Wave, an area of fantastic eroded sandstone featuring beautiful swirls, wild colors, countless striations, and bizarre shapes set amidst the dramatic surrounding North Coyote Buttes of Arizona and Utah. The sandstone formations of the North Coyote Buttes, including the Wave, date from the Jurassic period. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Wave is located in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and is accessible on foot by permit only
The Wave at Night, under a clear night sky full of stars. The Wave, an area of fantastic eroded sandstone featuring beautiful swirls, wild colors, countless striations, and bizarre shapes set amidst the dramatic surrounding North Coyote Buttes of Arizona and Utah. The sandstone formations of the North Coyote Buttes, including the Wave, date from the Jurassic period. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Wave is located in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and is accessible on foot by permit only.
Location: North Coyote Buttes, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona
Image ID: 28621  
Full moon over Zabriskie Point landscape, Death Valley National Park, California
Full moon over Zabriskie Point landscape.
Location: Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park, California
Image ID: 28676  
Mesquite Dunes sunrise, dawn, clouds and morning sky, sand dunes, Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California
Mesquite Dunes sunrise, dawn, clouds and morning sky, sand dunes.
Location: Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California
Image ID: 28688  
Rattlesnake Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Rattlesnake Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36039  
Milky Way and Stars over Delicate Arch, at night, Arches National Park, Utah (Note: this image was created before a ban on light-painting in Arches National Park was put into effect.  Light-painting is no longer permitted in Arches National Park)
Milky Way and Stars over Delicate Arch, at night, Arches National Park, Utah (Note: this image was created before a ban on light-painting in Arches National Park was put into effect. Light-painting is no longer permitted in Arches National Park).
Location: Delicate Arch, Arches National Park, Utah
Image ID: 29294  
Dune Evening Primrose bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom, Oenothera deltoides, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Dune Evening Primrose bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom.
Species: Dune evening primrose, Oenothera deltoides
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 33168  
Brittlebush bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Brittlebush bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 33193  
A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa.  The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud.  The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter, Death Valley National Park, California
A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter.
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California
Image ID: 25239  
Rising sun creates the photographers shadow on a sandstone wall, Valley of Fire State Park
Rising sun creates the photographers shadow on a sandstone wall.
Location: Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada
Image ID: 26474  
Upper Antelope Canyon, a deep, narrow and spectacular slot canyon lying on Navajo Tribal lands near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Upper Antelope Canyon, a deep, narrow and spectacular slot canyon lying on Navajo Tribal lands near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 35931  
Canyon X, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.  Slot canyons are formed when water and wind erode a cut through a (usually sandstone) mesa, producing a very narrow passage that may be as slim as a few feet and a hundred feet or more in height
Canyon X, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona. Slot canyons are formed when water and wind erode a cut through a (usually sandstone) mesa, producing a very narrow passage that may be as slim as a few feet and a hundred feet or more in height.
Location: Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36009  
Owl Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Owl Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 36030  
Lower Antelope Canyon, a deep, narrow and spectacular slot canyon lying on Navajo Tribal lands near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Lower Antelope Canyon, a deep, narrow and spectacular slot canyon lying on Navajo Tribal lands near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 37771  
Lower Antelope Canyon, a deep, narrow and spectacular slot canyon lying on Navajo Tribal lands near Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands
Lower Antelope Canyon, a deep, narrow and spectacular slot canyon lying on Navajo Tribal lands near Page, Arizona.
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona
Image ID: 37774  
Stars over Corona Arch at Night, Moab, Utah
Stars over Corona Arch at Night, Moab, Utah.
Location: Corona Arch, Moab, Utah
Image ID: 29241  
Stars and Iridium Flare over Double Arch, Arches National Park (Note: this image was created before a ban on light-painting in Arches National Park was put into effect.  Light-painting is no longer permitted in Arches National Park)
Stars and Iridium Flare over Double Arch, Arches National Park (Note: this image was created before a ban on light-painting in Arches National Park was put into effect. Light-painting is no longer permitted in Arches National Park).
Location: Double Arch, Arches National Park, Utah
Image ID: 29250  
False Kiva at Sunset, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
False Kiva at Sunset, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.
Location: Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Image ID: 29252  
Milky Way over Sandstone Fins. Sandstone fins stand on edge.  Vertical fractures separate standing plates of sandstone that are eroded into freestanding fins, that may one day further erode into arches. (Note: this image was created before a ban on light-painting in Arches National Park was put into effect.  Light-painting is no longer permitted in Arches National Park)
Milky Way over Sandstone Fins. Sandstone fins stand on edge. Vertical fractures separate standing plates of sandstone that are eroded into freestanding fins, that may one day further erode into arches. (Note: this image was created before a ban on light-painting in Arches National Park was put into effect. Light-painting is no longer permitted in Arches National Park).
Location: Arches National Park, Utah
Image ID: 29254  
Sand verbena wildflowers on sand dunes, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Abronia villosa, Borrego Springs, California
Sand verbena wildflowers on sand dunes, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Species: Sand verbena, Abronia villosa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 30495  
Mustard in bloom during the 2017 Superbloom, Anza Borrego, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Mustard in bloom during the 2017 Superbloom, Anza Borrego.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 33111  
Brittlebush bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Brittlebush bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 33198  
Desert Lily Hersperocallis undulata, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Hesperocallis undulata, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Desert Lily Hersperocallis undulata, Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
Species: Desert lily, Hesperocallis undulata
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 35194  
Desert Sunflower Blooming Across Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Desert Sunflower Blooming Across Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 35196  
Sunset over Garden of the Gods, Arches National Park
Sunset over Garden of the Gods, Arches National Park.
Location: Garden of the Gods, Arches National Park, Utah
Image ID: 29264  
Perseid Meteor Shower over Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park, Aug 13, 2014
Perseid Meteor Shower over Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park, Aug 13, 2014.
Location: Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 31144  
Dune Evening Primrose bloom under the stars in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom, Oenothera deltoides, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Dune Evening Primrose bloom under the stars in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom.
Species: Dune evening primrose, Oenothera deltoides
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 33166  
Dune Evening Primrose bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom, Oenothera deltoides, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Dune Evening Primrose bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom.
Species: Dune evening primrose, Oenothera deltoides
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 33170  
Wildflowers bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Wildflowers bloom in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, during the 2017 Superbloom.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 33173  
Desert Sunflower Blooming Across Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Desert Sunflower Blooming Across Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 35195  
Desert Sunflower Blooming Across Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Desert Sunflower Blooming Across Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 35197  
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