(click on the picture below) Skyline Drive stretches 105 miles down the length of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are highlighted at 75 overlooks, all built in the 1930’s by the Civilian Conservation … Continue reading
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Explore these six views of Death Valley National Park taken in April of 2015.
(click on the picture below) Navigate in this tour of six views of the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC, taken during their peak bloom over multiple years. Locations include near the Japanese Pagoda, the Japanese Lantern, the Franklin D. Roosevelt … Continue reading
(click on picture below) Located on almost 14 acres south of Memphis, Tennessee, Graceland was the home of Elvis Presley from 1957 until his death in 1977. He and his parents are also buried there, just north of the … Continue reading
Brooklyn Bridge at dusk after a winter storm.
(click on the picture below) Three panoramic views of the Exploration Vehicle (E/V) Nautilus, a scientific research ship operated by the Ocean Exploration Trust with the mission of “advancing the frontiers of ocean exploration.”
(click on the picture below) Very little of Pearl and Hermes Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands sticks above sea level, and even less at high tide. The shallow lagoon of the atoll is partially surrounded by the exposed … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) The night sky over Pearl and Hermes Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands takes on two very different extremes. With no Moon, the darkness is only broken by starlight, the arc of the Milky … Continue reading
(click on the picture below for a tour of 7 panoramas) Pearl and Hermes sits over a thousand miles west of Honolulu in the central northern Pacific Ocean. It’s one of several islands encompassed in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) Midway Atoll sits roughly halfway between North America and Asia in the northern Pacific Ocean. It has three official designations with the US government: as a National Wildlife Refuge, the Battle of Midway National … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) Sooty Terns number in the thousands on Pearl and Hermes Atoll, nesting and raising their chicks in dense colonies in the center of Southeast Island. During the middle of the day, many of the … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) The NOAA Hawaiian Monk Seal research team’s kitchen tent at the beginning of the field season with three-months worth of food for three people. All storage baskets are marine debris found nearby on the … Continue reading
(click on the picture below) Thousands of pieces of marine debris have washed ashore on the beaches of Pearl and Hermes Atoll, 1200 miles west of Honolulu and one of the most isolated places on the planet. The accumulation … Continue reading