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Bristlecone Pine, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA

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The bristlecone pines are believed to grow older than any other single living thing, living to a ripe old age of up to thousands of years.  The needles on the branches are thick like a bristle and dark green.  The newest cones appear at the ends of the branches bright red-brown against the needles, turning a darker brown with age.

This old one rises above the Ramparts Trail at Cedar Breaks National Monument and appears to be in its twilight years with a bit of greenery that looks scarce compared to its immense gnarled and twisted body.

  • paturtacircea 6 months ago
    is it me or am i seeing the sky turn color
  • Daniel Christaldi about 1 year ago
    In love with that tree. Cool!
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    A: Spectra Point, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA

    Af John Roberts, 60 meter væk

    Cedar Breaks is a natural amphitheater at the edge of the Markagunt plateau, falling down and away fr...

    Spectra Point, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA

    B: Ramparts Trail Overlook, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA

    Af John Roberts, 590 meter væk

      Cedar Breaks is a natural amphitheater at the edge of the Markagunt plateau, falling down and away ...

    Ramparts Trail Overlook, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA

    C: Cedar Breaks National Monument

    Af Don Manion, 650 meter væk

    A giant amphitheater 2,000 feet deep and 3 miles across, 10,662 feet at the highest point in the monu...

    Cedar Breaks National Monument

    D: Ramparts Overlook, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA

    Af John Roberts, 960 meter væk

    It's been four years since I started taking 360s and visited Cedar Breaks.  I would have thought the ...

    Ramparts Overlook, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA

    E: Chessman Ridge Overlook

    Af Jon Jasper, 2.5 km væk

    Frank Jasper enjoying the view from Chessman Ridge Overlook in Cedar Breaks National Monument near Br...

    Chessman Ridge Overlook

    F: Alpine Lake at Cedar Breaks

    Af Jon Jasper, 3.4 km væk

    Frank Jasper and Jon Jasper at the Alpine Lake in Cedar Breaks National Monument in Utah.  For more p...

    Alpine Lake at Cedar Breaks

    G: North View - Cedar Breaks National Monument

    Af Jon Jasper, 5.1 km væk

    Jon Jasper enjoying the winter scenery at North View in Cedar Breaks National Monument just outside o...

    North View - Cedar Breaks National Monument

    H: Ashdown Gorge

    Af Jon Jasper, 7.4 km væk

    Jon Jasper walking up Ashdown Gorge within the  Ashdown Gorge Wilderness.

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    I: Mammoth Spring

    Af Don Manion, 15.4 km væk

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    J: Red tailed Hawk Release

    Af Don Manion, 17.1 km væk

    The Southwest Wildlife Foundation cares for sick, injured and orphaned native Utah wildlife; restorin...

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    Dette er et overblik over Utah

    Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.

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