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Swiftcurrent Creek, Glacier National Park, MT
Swiftcurrent Creek, Glacier National Park, MT
Swiftcurrent Creek in Glacier National Park, Montana. An evergreen forest grows on either side of the creek. In the background, snow fills the craggy ridges of a rocky peak. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains,...
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Mountain goat in Glacier National Park, MT
Mountain goat in Glacier National Park, MT
Mountain goat climbing a rocky slope in Glacier National Park, Montana. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys formed by glaciers to forests, alpine meadows, and rugged peaks. It is known to...
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Flowers in Glacier National Park, MT
Flowers in Glacier National Park, MT
Red and yellow flowers in Glacier National Park, Montana. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys formed by glaciers to forests, alpine meadows, and rugged peaks. It is known to Native Americans...
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A stunning vista in Glacier National Park, MT
A stunning vista in Glacier National Park, MT
A stunning vista in Glacier National Park, Montana. Steep rock ridges rise above coniferous forests. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys formed by glaciers to forests, alpine meadows, and...
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A deer in Glacier National Park, MT
A deer in Glacier National Park, MT
A deer in Glacier National Park, Montana. It stands in grass at the edge of a forest. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys formed by glaciers to forests, alpine meadows, and rugged peaks....
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Reflection over the ice in Iceberg Lake, MT
Reflection over the ice in Iceberg Lake, MT
Reflection of a rock cliff over ice floes in Iceberg Lake, Montana. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys formed by glaciers to forests, alpine meadows, and rugged peaks. It is known to Native...
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Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park, MT
Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park, MT
Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana. The lake reflects a sloping rock wall accented with snow. A stunning vista in Glacier National Park, Montana. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys...
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Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, MT
Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, MT
Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, Montana. Sharp, snow-capped peaks surround the lake and are reflected in its rippled water. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys formed by glaciers...
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The Garden Wall in Glacier National Park, MT
The Garden Wall in Glacier National Park, MT
The Garden Wall in Glacier National Park, Montana. The wall is an arete, a saw-toothed, jagged ridge formed by adjacent glaciers. A stunning vista in Glacier National Park, Montana. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains,...
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The view near St. Mary's Lake, Glacier National Park, MT
The view near St. Mary's Lake, Glacier National Park, MT
The view near St. Mary Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana. Snow-capped peaks surround the lake, and a forest grows on the shore closest to the viewer. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains, from lakes and valleys...
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The rocky course of Avalanche Creek in Glacier National Park, MT
The rocky course of Avalanche Creek in Glacier National Park, MT
The rocky course of Avalanche Creek in Glacier National Park, Montana. Avalanche Creek marks the easternmost edge of moisture-loving forests. Cedars, hemlocks, and several other species more common to Pacific Coast forests can be found here despite the inland...
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Wildflowers on Highline Trail in Glacier National Park, MT
Wildflowers on Highline Trail in Glacier National Park, MT
Wildflowers on Highline Trail in Glacier National Park, Montana. A rock ridge rises up behind them. The trail is one of the park's most scenic, culminating in an almost 360 degree view that includes Haystack Butte and Lake McDonald. The park protects over...
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Jagged rock formations over Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, MT
Jagged rock formations over Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, MT
Jagged rock formations over Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana. Initially carved by huge glaciers, the formations have been further sculpted by the erosion and the elements. The park protects over one million acres of land in the Northern Rocky Mountains,...
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A black bear in Glacier National Park, MT
A black bear in Glacier National Park, MT
A black bear in Glacier National Park, Montana. Visitors to the park are encouraged to use caution around all animals, especially bears, when hiking near or photographing them. A stunning vista in Glacier National Park, Montana. The park protects over one...
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Carved rock walls above Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, MT
Carved rock walls above Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, MT
Carved rock walls above Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, MT. A sharp pinnacle juts above the rest. The horizontal strata of thousands of years of mineral deposit and formation are visible in the cliff's steep sides. The park protects over one million acres...
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Bear grass on Highline Trail in Glacier National Park, MT
Bear grass on Highline Trail in Glacier National Park, MT
Bear grass on Highline Trail in Glacier National Park, Montana. The delicate, cream-colored flowers bloom in a dense mass shaped like a club. Bear grass, despite its name, is more closely related to lilies than to grass. It propagates by way of rhizomes, which...
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Jocassee Gorges: Temperate rain forests of the Blue Ridge
A Carolina Environmental Diversity Explorations “virtual field trip” that explores the geology and botanical diversity of the Jocassee Gorges region of North Carolina's mountains.
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The view from Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park, MT
The view from Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park, MT
The stunning vista from Many Glacier Hotel in Glacier National Park, Montana. Sharp ridges angle towards the water of Swiftcurrent Lake. The hotel, a Swiss-themed building built between 1910 and 1914, offers 214 rooms and is located below the scenic Mt. Grinnell....
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The view from Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park, MT
The view from Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park, MT
The stunning vista from Many Glacier Hotel in Glacier National Park, Montana. Sharp ridges angle towards the water of Swiftcurrent Lake. The hotel, a Swiss-themed building built between 1910 and 1914, offers 214 rooms and is located below the scenic Mt. Grinnell....
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Rugged mountainsides in Nepal
Rugged mountainsides in Nepal
On the trail between Tukche and Kagbeni, Nepal, an arid and rocky mountainside rises above the Kali Gandaki River. This region lies on the northern side of the Himalayan region and sees very little rainfall during the year, as a result, vegetation in this...
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