North America the Beautiful

US and Canada

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The Milky Way over Wizard Island at Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, USA

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Tunnel on Iron Mountain Road lit by setting sun with view of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, USA

Bass Harbor

Bass Harbor Lighthouse in Acadia National Park, Maine, USA

Bosque del Apache

Vivid sunrise over still pond at Bosque del Apache NWR as snowgeese take flight in New Mexico

Bernard Buoys

Colorful lobster buoys hang from harbor deck in Bernard, Maine, USA

Bernard Buoys

Colorful lobster buoys hang from harbor deck in Bernard, Maine, USA

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Big Sable Point Lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Ludington State Park, Michigan, USA

Bighorn Wildflowers

Spectacular wildflower meadow at sunrise in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming

Blue Ridge Sunrise

Vivid sunrise looking over the morning fog in the Blue Ridge mountains near Brevard North Carolina

Cape Blanco State Park

Setting sun behind Oregon's oldest lighthouse at Cape Blanco State Park, Oregon USA

Yellowstone Winter

Clepsydra geyser erupts in the Loower Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Colorado River

Stormy light over the Colorado River and Colorado National Monument near Fruita Colorado

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Old Historic Highway 30 Columbia Gorge Rowena Oregon

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Crescent Beach at Ecola State Park in Cannon Beach, Oregon, USA

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Spring wildflowers in the Columbia Gorge near Rowena, Oregon, USA

Cumberland Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park near Corbin Kentucky

Cutler

Scenic harbor of Cutler, Maine, USA

Yosemite Winter

Sunrise light hits El Capitan through snowy trees in Yosemite National Park, California, USA

Everglades

Wood Stork is silhouetted by the sunrise in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA

Goodpasture

The Goodpasture Covered Bridge spans the McKenzie River at dusk in Lane County, Oregon, USA

Grand Teton

Teton Mountain reflect in backwater of Snake River at Scwabacher Landing in Grand Teton National Park, Montana, USA

Haystack Rock

Morning sunrise light breaks thru the clouds and strikes Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon, USA

Highway 205

Highway 205 winds through hills and buttes between Burns and Frenchglen Oregon

Metlako Falls

Metlako Falls in Eagle Creek in the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon, USA

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Scenic McWay Falls tumbles into the beach and the Pacific Ocean at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park near Big Sur California

Key West

Buoy monument marks the southern most point in the United States at Key West, Florida, USA

Aspen

Maroon Bells reflect into calm Maroon Lake near Aspen, Colorado, USA

Newport Rainbow

Large rainbow over the Pacific Ocean at Newport, Oregon, USA

Office Covered Bridge

Office Covered Bridge longest in Oregon at 180 ft near Westfir, Oregon

Triple Falls

Triple Falls in the Mount Hood National Forest of Oregon

Pacific Coast

Lupine and paintbrush wildflowers cover the hills above the beach near Jenner, California, USA

Big Sur

Piedras Blancas Lighthouse on the Big Sur Coastline, Californai, USA

Japanese Gardens

Japanese Gardens in autumn in Portland, Oregon, USA

Sol Duc Falls

Sol Duc Falls in Olympic National Park in Washington

Yosemite Winter

Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park, California, USA

Stanley Lake sunrise

Sunrise Clouds and fog over Stanley Lake and McGown Peak in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho

Tom McCall Preserve

Spring wildflowers in abundance at the Tom McCall Preserve in Oregon

Vedauwoo Rocks

Vedauwoo Rocks area in the Medicine Bow National Forest near Laramie Wyoming

Whitewater Falls

Dramatic Whitewater Falls in autumn in the Nantahala National Forest of North Carolina

Yellowstone Winter

Sunset clouds illuminate over the Blacktail Deer Plateau in winter in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Zumwalt Prairie

Sunset clouds over gravel Zumwalt Prairie Road near Enterprise, Oregon, USA

Ludington

Full arcing rainbow over Lake Michigan and Ludington lighthouse in Ludington, Michigan, USA

Redwoods

Self portrait in god rays among giant redwood trees in Jebediah, Smith State Park and Redwoods National Park, California, USA

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Battery Point Lighthouse in Crescent City, California, USA

Bowling Balls

Bowling Ball Beach near Point Arena, California, USA

Heceta Lighthouse

Heceta Head Lighthouse at sunset near Florence, Oregon, USA

Redwoods

Giant redwood forest in Jebediah, Smith State Park and Redwoods National Park, California, USA

Muir Woods

Hiking path down a mature redwood forest in Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, California, USA

Rhododendron

Rhododendrons flowering in the Suislaw National Forest near Reedsport, Oregon, USA

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Stormy light at Wind Canyon in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota, USA

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Dramatic sunset light on aspen grove at Owl Creek Pass in the Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado, USA

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Crystal Mill near Marble, Colorado, USA

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Shiprock in morning light near the town of Shiprock, New Mexico, USA

Maroon Lake

Maroon Lake in the White River National Forest near Aspen, Colorado, USA

Organ Pipe National Monument

Sunset in Organ Pipe National Monument, Arizona, USA

Mukilteo Lighthouse

The Mukilteo Lighthouse in Everett, Washington, USA

Skagit Tulips

Commercial tulip field in bloom in spring in the Skagit Valley, Washington, USA

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Amazing sun rays emit from morning sunrise over San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, California, USA

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Mount Rushmore at first light near Keystone, South Dakota, USA

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Night time stars over Crater Lake in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, USA

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Proxy Falls in the Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon, USA

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Wildflowers along Vidae Falls in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, USA

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Sunset colors the waters at Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, USA

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Dramatic view from North Timp Point in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA

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Sunset clouds over Canary Spring in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Brilliant sunrise clouds over Grassy Spring at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Brilliant sunrise clouds over Grassy Spring at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Brilliant sunrise clouds over Grassy Spring at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Mature bald eagle in flight sequence at Ninepipe WMA near Ronan, Montana, USA digital composite

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Hall of Mosses in the Hoh Rainforest of Olympic National Park, Washinton, USA

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Alder tree canopy over the Hoh Road in the Olympic National Forest, Washinton, USA

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Alder tree canopy over the Hoh Road in the Olympic National Forest, Washinton, USA

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Mossy big tooth maple trees along Kestner Creek in the Quinault Rainforest of Olympic National Park, Washington, USA

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Sea stacks and waves at first light on Rialto Beach in Olympic National Park, Washinton, USA

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Sunrise light filters into the New River Gorge at Hawks Nest State Park in Ansted, West Virginia, USA

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Kidwell Covered Bridge built in 1880 over Sunday Creek in Athens County, Ohio, USA

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Brilliant sunrise reflects on winter ice of Abraham Lake near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada

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The Firehole River in winter in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Mountains relfect in pool from the North Saskatchewan River near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada

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Mount Abraham at sunrise with methane ice bubbles under clear ice on Abraham Lake near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada

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Mt Abraham at sunrise and methane ice bubbles under clear ice on Abraham Lake near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada

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Sol Duc River in Olympic National Park, Washington, USA

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Mossy lush forest along the Maple Glade Trail in the Quinault Rain Foirest in Olympic National Park, Washington, USA

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Skunk cabbage and alder forest in the Sol Duc Valley of Olympic National Park, Washinton, USA

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Big Thompson River in Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

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Sunrise light on Hallett Peak and Flattop Mountain above Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

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Sunrise clouds reflect into Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

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The North Saskatchewan River in winter in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

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Morning light on Wedge Pond in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada

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Aerial view of the Napali Coastline in Kauai, Hawaii, USA

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Sunrise clouds over ponds at Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel Island, Florida, USA

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Canary Spring at sunrise at Mammoth Hot Springs in winter in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Canary Spring at sunrise at Mammoth Hot Springs in winter in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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Cliffs over looking the Pacific Ocean at Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City, Oregon, USA

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Spring wildflowers in full bloom on Dalles Mountain with Mount Hood in Columbia Hills State Park near Lyle, Washington, USA

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Otter Cliffs at sunrise n Acadia National Park, Maine, USA

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Lobster boats checking traps with lighthouse in background in Winter Harbor, Maine, USA

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Amazing sunrise clouds at Portland Head Lighthouse in Portland, Maine, USA

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West Quoddy Head Lightouse is the easternmost most point in USA near Lubec, Maine, USA

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Haystack Rock Pinnacles at Low Tide Sunset in Cannon Beach, Oregon, USA

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Sunrise clouds over Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon, USA

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Storm Clouds at low tide on beach at Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City, Oregon, USA

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Colorful autumn maples along Humbug Creek in Clatsop County, Oregon, USA

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South Falls in autumn at Silver Falls State Park near Silverton, Oregon, USA

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Cypress Trees in autumn at Lake Dautrieve near Loreauville, Louisiana, USA

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Stormy clouds over rolling hills from Steptoe Butte near Colfax, Washington, USA

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Rolling hills with barns from Steptoe Butte near Colfax, Washington, USA

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Lupine Wildflowers from Steptoe Butte near Colfax, Washington, USA

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Roses frame the Portland Head Lighthouse in Portland, Maine, USA

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Fishing boats in harbor in Bernard, Maine, USA

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Autumn color at Paradise Meadows in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA

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Cypress Trees reflect at Lake Martin near Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

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Clouds reflect along Cypress Trees at Lake Martin near Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

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Backlit Cypress Trees in autumn at Lake Martin near Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

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Rows of stately oak trees at dusk at Historic Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana, USA