1 Like

Superstition Mountains, East of Phoenix, Arizona USA
Arizona
Marking the east edge of the Salt River Valley, the Superstition Mountains are a highly visible landmark. The name of the mountains comes from the stories of Indian gold and lost mines associated with the range. The Salt River Valley is home to Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Goodyear, and many other large and small communities. Phoenix is the sixth largest city in the United States by population. The highest point of the mountain range is not visible from the valley, but the peaks with their impressive cliffs are over 4000 feet high. The area around the mountains is a designated wilderness and all vehicular traffic is excluded. Temperatures in the summer months climb to well over 115 degrees Fahrenheit. There are a number of trails for hiking and horse back riding in the Wilderness and despite its proximity to a large metropolitan area, it is a rugged and difficult place to visit.
Copyright: James l. tanner
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Uploaded: 10/01/2012
Updated: 03/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: superstition; mountains; phoenix; arizona; apache; junction; peak; desert; wilderness
comments powered by Disqus

Rob van Gils
Goldfield
Uwe Buecher
Goldfield Ghost Town - Arizona
James L. Tanner
Entrance to Bulldog Canyon, Apache Trail, North of Apache Junction, Arizona
Bill Bailey
Saguaro Cactus Red Tailed Hawk
Jürgen Schrader
Cemetery
Joe Williams
Fish Creek Crossing the Apache Trail
Stan Hillhouse
4519 E INDIGO BAY Master
Stan Hillhouse
4519 E INDIGO BAY Office
Stan Hillhouse
4519 E INDIGO BAY Kitchen
Stan Hillhouse
4519 E INDIGO BAY Laundry
Stan Hillhouse
4519 E INDIGO BAY DR Guest Bd
Stan Hillhouse
4519 E INDIGO BAY DR Family
Jevgenijs Nikitins
Livani Glass factory
Michael Pop
Children singing carols in the Lutheran Church in Reghin
Tom Sadowski
Tessellated Pavement 1
yunzen liu
the sunset in “Yellow Cloth Shoal”
Toni Garbasso
Pima Air Museum, Convair B 36j Peacemaker
Leif Nygaard Eilertsen
Dragoer Sea Bath December 20091220v1c
Nimenenea
Tirgu-Mures Christmas tree
Matt Nolan
CRREL Permafrost Tunnel 5m into winze
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Ubosot, Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai
Ivan Tsyrkunovich
Лососянка. Зимняя
Willy Kaemena
BMW Isetta on the beach
Toni Garbasso
Finger Rock Trail Catalina Mountains
James L. Tanner
13th and Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
James L. Tanner
Echo Canyon, Camelback Mountain, Phoenix, Arizona
James L. Tanner
On top of Sky Harbor Airport, Terminal 3, Phoenix, Arizona
James L. Tanner
Mesa City Cemetery, Mesa, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Illinois State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois USA
James L. Tanner
Lake Alice, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida USA
James L. Tanner
Heber Valley Camp, Heber, Utah USA
James L. Tanner
Sequoia Grove on the General Sherman Trail, Sequoia National Park, California USA
James L. Tanner
Cadet Chapel, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
James L. Tanner
Entrance to the Desert Botanical Garden, Papago Park, Phoenix, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Fat Man's Pass, South Mountain Park, Phoenix, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Bryce Canyon Overlook In Morning Light, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA
More About USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.