Ring of Brodgar
The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland. It is the only major henge and stone circle in Britain which is an almost perfect circle. Most henges do not contain stone circles; Brodgar is a striking exception, ranking with Avebury and Stonehenge among the greatest of such sites.The ring of stones stands on a small isthmus between the Lochs of Stenness and Harray. The ring is surrounded with wild Heather
First rays at Sunrise Point, Bryce Canyon National Park
Captured along the Scenic Road in Capitol Reef National Park
Portage Valley Recreation Area Pond
Meltwater from the glacier above fills this pond along the Portage Glacier road
Fiery Furnace, Arches National park
The parade of Elephants at the Windows section of Arches National park in Utah.
Sievers Mountain Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness
Just north of the Maroon bells in the Elk Mountains, is Sievers Mountain. The Elk Mountains are a high, rugged mountain range in the Rocky Mountains of west-central Colorado in the United States. The mountains sit on the western side of the Continental Divide, largely in southern Pitkin and northern Gunnison counties, in the area southwest of Aspen.
Haceta Head Lighthouse
Heceta Head Light is a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast 13 miles (21 km) north of Florence, and 13 miles (21 km) south of Yachats in the United States. It is located at Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint, a state park, midway up a 205-foot-tall (62 m) headland. Built in 1894, the 56-foot (17 m)-tall lighthouse shines a beam visible for 21 nautical miles (39 km; 24 mi), making it the strongest light on the Oregon Coast.
Deep Water in a Sleeping Volcano
Crater Lake inspires awe. Native Americans witnessed its formation 7,700 years ago, when a violent eruption triggered the collapse of a tall peak. Scientists marvel at its purity: fed by rain and snow, it’s the deepest lake in the USA and one of the most pristine on earth. Artists, photographers, and sightseers gaze in wonder at its blue water and stunning setting atop the Cascade Mountain Range.