3 Likes

Point Imperial, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
Arizona

From near 8,800 feet the Point Imperial viewpoint at the north rim of the Grand Canyon offers sweeping views of the northeastern part of the national park.  In the foreground, carved out of ancient petrified sand dunes the spire of Mount Hayden reaches a peak just 400 feet below the view point.  Beyond Mount Hayden nearly in a line from the view area, the Little Colorado River joins the Colorado from its own smaller but still massive Little Colorado canyon.  Upstream and to the left of the view, the Colorado cuts through Marble Canyon, too deep to be seen from this vantage point.  Further to the north, the viewer can make out the broad expanse of the desert plateau with the river carving through it as it descends from Lake Powell.

Copyright: John roberts
Typ: Spherical
Resolution: 18672x9336
Uppladdad: 21/08/2012
Uppdaterad: 10/06/2014
Visningar:

...


Tags: geology; canyon; outdoors; nature; public lands; national park; grand canyon; desert; natural wonder
comments powered by Disqus

Thorsten von Eicken
Aspen in fall color in the Grand Canyon North Rim
Thomas Hayden
Grand Canyon GigaView #6 - Nankoweap Granaries
Markus Partheymueller
Grand Canyon Overlook
Harry Becker
North Rim, AZ, USA
Don Manion
Grand Canyon Trail to Lookout
Don Manion
Grand Canyon, North Rim
Harry Becker
North Rim, AZ, USA
Jim Quittmeyer
Bright Angel Point
Harry Becker
North Rim, AZ, USA
Jon Jasper
Side view of Ribbon Falls
Jon Jasper
Front view of Ribbon Falls
Olley
Cape Royal
Volker Uhl
Orangerie Schloss Schwerin
John Willetts ARPS
Bath, Combe Down. Monument Field.
Marcelo Botta
Girasoles
Stefan Seiz
Piz Kesch Switzerland
Andrea Olivieri
Cervino / Matterhorn 2011
sun-debin
五龙山灵峰禅寺明宽大和尚晋院升座庆典暨三圣殿佛像开光法会
Mina Isaac
Aircraft Landing at St. Martin Airport
Igor Marx
Bell-407
Robert Bilsland
A Tiny Gallery of a Very Unique Collection of Photographs
Sahneh
Tomb of Shah Nimatullah Wali, Mahan-Kerman 1
sk vadim
Inside Tonnel 2
Malinnikov Ruslan
Cabine electric locomotive siemens ukraine
John Roberts
Azalea Bowl, Callaway Gardens, Georgia, USA
John Roberts
The Wedge Overlook, San Rafael Swell, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Switchbacks, Burr Trail, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Escalante Natural Arch, Escalante, Utah, USA
John Roberts
The Pinnacles, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Church Fork of Millcreek Canyon, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Ice Box Canyon, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Jewel Key, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA
John Roberts
Maple Canyon Arch, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Between Sawtooth and Notch Peak, House Range, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Liberty Lake, Ruby Mountains, Nevada, USA
Mer om 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.