Monthly Archives: October 2014

Picture of the Day – The Milky Way Galaxy at Sunrise.

October 29, 2014 – Picture of the Day: A gorgeous shot of the Milky Way and sunrise over Yosemite National Park in California. David Shield created this image from 11 separate shots. He photographed the night sky at 11 pm … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Buffalo on North Dakota Badands.

October 28, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Happy birthday to our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt! Roosevelt would become known as the country’s Conservationist President for his work protecting wildlife and public lands — which included establishing the first wildlife … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Mount Rainier in Fall Colors.

October 20, 2014 – Picture of the Day: The slopes of Mount Rainier in Washington are a patchwork of brilliant fall colors this time of year. Mount Rainier National Park is located southeast of Seattle and has more than 260 … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Yosemite National Park Icon.

October 18, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Rising nearly 5,000 feet above Yosemite Valley and 8,800 feet above sea level, Half Dome is a Yosemite National Park icon. The Master of Disaster

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Picture of the Day – Sunrise in Acadia National Park.

October 16, 2014 – Picture of the Day: With sunrises as beautiful as this one, it’s easy to get up early at Acadia National Park in Maine. As one of the eastern-most points in the U.S., Acadia has breathtaking sunrises … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Joshua Tree National Park.

October 10, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Joshua Tree National Park has some of the most beautiful sunsets, like this one captured by Manish Mamtani. Joshua Tree is also known for its unique rock formations (perfect for climbing) and … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Rocky Mountain National Park – Colorado.

October 4, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Happy Friday from Rocky Mountain National Park! This Sunday, join fellow explorers, photographers and others for an InstaMeet at Rocky Mountain, and take your own beautiful photos of the national park. (Photo … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Capitol Reef National park.

October 2, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Located in south-central Utah in the heart of red rock country, Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges. Pictured here are cottonwood trees in … Continue reading

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Tragedy on Mount Ontake – 47 Dead and Counting.

October 1, 2014 – Tragedy on Mount Ontake: Pictured above, Japanese soldiers and firefighters searched near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan on Wednesday. So far, 47 bodies have been found after Saturday’s eruption. Gaku Harada remembers it … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – North Cascades National Park.

October 1, 2014 – Picture of the Day: The alpine landscape of the North Cascades National Park in Washington beckons this time of year. North Cascades is home to jagged peaks crowned by more than 300 glaciers — that’s more … Continue reading

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