Tag: national park

Oct 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: The 2013 Perseids Meteor Shower

Picture of the Day: The 2013 Perseids Meteor Shower

THE 2013 PERSEIDS METEOR SHOWER Photograph by DAVID KINGHAM Blog | Flickr | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter Seen here are the prolific Perseids meteor shower captured on the night of August 13, 2013 by photographer David Kingham. According to Wikipedia: The stream of debris is called the Perseid cloud and stretches…

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Oct 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Fife Cabin, Zion National Park

Picture of the Day: Fife Cabin, Zion National Park

FIFE CABIN, ZION NATIONAL PARK Photograph by John Fowler | lumenetic.com In another fantastic capture by John Fowler, we see Fife Cabin at Taylor Creek in the Kolob Canyon Section of Zion National Park in Utah. According to the Washington County Historical Society and zionnational-park.com: Arthur R. Fife, a Professor of Geology…

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Oct 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: House on Fire Ruin, Mule Canyon

Picture of the Day: House on Fire Ruin, Mule Canyon

HOUSE ON FIRE RUIN, MULE CANYON Photograph by John Fowler | lumenetic.com In this fantastic capture by John Fowler, we see the famous House on Fire Ruin in Mule Canyon, Utah. Located in the ‘South Fork’ of Mule Canyon, House on Fire is about a 3 mile (4.8km) round trip to reach.…

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Sep 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

A BUILDING WITH A VIEW Photograph by Doug Wheller | dougwheller.co.uk Somewhere in the Chilean Patagonia of Torres del Paine National Park, is this building (perhaps a cabin or refuge?) with a view that needs no description. If anyone knows more about the exact location and purpose of the building, please do…

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Sep 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Colors of Death Valley

Picture of the Day: The Colors of Death Valley

THE COLORS OF DEATH VALLEY Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF Blog | Google+ | Facebook | Flickr | Twitter In this fantastic capture by world-famous travel photographer Trey Ratcliff, we see the multi-colored landscape of Death Valley. Located in Eastern California and situated within the Mojave Desert, Death Valley is the lowest, hottest…

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Sep 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Tallest Waterfall in the World

Picture of the Day: The Tallest Waterfall in the World

THE TALLEST WATERFALL IN THE WORLD Photograph by Adam Klukowski (ENT108) | klucznik.net Seen here from below is Angel Falls (Salto Ángel or Kerepakupai Vená) in Canaima National Park, Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648…

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Sep 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Grand Canyon Light Show

Picture of the Day: Grand Canyon Light Show

GRAND CANYON LIGHT SHOW Photograph by ROLF MAEDER Website | Blog | Twitter | Prints available In this amazing night-time scene, we are treated to a lightning show at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. The photograph was taken by Rolf Maeder of photographysedona.com, who drove two hours to the canyon to…

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