Does the name, “Mosquito Creek,” discourage people from visiting? See what they miss.
He didn’t insist the site be cleared. When he ran into some tourists, he was engaging and human.
Obama’s a nice guy, and represents our nation well, abroad.
GOP will note the sheep were not impressed. Just wait.
Neat views of Scotland, as the nation steams toward a vote on independence from the United Kingdom.
Roger Jackaman created it: Dynamic Scotland
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I took more than 10,000 photos during the making of this of which 6-7000 made the final cut. Itwas filmed mainly in and around Edinburgh but also includes some scenes from the Glencoe area.Music licensed by: “Moonlight Reprise” by Kai Engel (http://kaiengelmusic.wix.co…)
Tip of the old scrub brush to CBS News Twitter feed. Thanks to Mr. Jackaman for putting it up on YouTube, also. It deserves more than 3,196 views.
Another photo illustrating classroom technology in different cultures.
Giant sequoia trees can be found only in the United States, and only in or near the Sierra Mountains in California.
How massive are they? The tree above, with the 6th Cavalry’s F Troop posing on and around it with their horses, is 26 feet in diameter at its base, where it fell, and 285 feet long, Redwood doesn’t rot like other woods. The tree is still there, today, looking much like it did 115 years ago (Comments on Yosemite NP photo).
The Fallen Monarch, in Mariposa Grove, in 1907:
When did the tree fall? Hundreds of years ago, perhaps?
Yosemite NP Nature Notes 11: Big Trees
Making those nice photographs of the Milky Way and stars isn’t so easy as it looks.
I made my most successful efforts on our recent swing through Colorado, New Mexico and West Texas. Here’s a shot I got that almost shows the Milky Way, probably has Polaris in it, and because it was a timed exposure, also captured star movement and an airplane flying overhead. Photo was taken from the Army Corps of Engineers campground at Abiquiu Reservoir, a few miles from Georgia O’Keefe’s home.