Joshua Tree National Park - Geologists believe the modern landscape of the park was born more than 100 million years ago. Molten liquid, heated by the continuous movement of Earth’s crust, oozed upward and cooled into granite while still below the surface.
After the arrival of the arid climate of recent times, flash floods began washing away the protective ground surface. As they were exposed, the huge eroded granite boulders settled one on top of another, creating the impressive rock piles seen today.
This is a bold set of outcroppings seen just before the sun slips below the horizon on the road leading to the North Entrance Station.
The sun has just risen over the easter horizon to cast it's orange glow upon the tips of the highest peaks in the Grand Teton... View full product details
It's 5:30 a.m.. The air is still. Male Elk begin bellowing their rutting call, breaking the gentle quiet. The sun is beginning to peak over the horizon behind... View full product details