Morning Clouds

Equipment Info
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
65mm / f/16 / 1/10 sec. / ISO 100
State/Province/Region
New Mexico
Nearest Area
Navajo Nation
Town
Farmington
Notes

Canon EOS 5D II; Canon EF 28-70mm @ 65mm; Gitzo tripod; RRS BH-55; RAW capture: f/16 @ 1/10 sec, ISO 100; Auto exposure, AV mode; Centerweighted-average metering; Auto WB

Description

Shiprock, a diatremic monadnock, rises abruptly from the virtually level surrounding plain. The east face reflects morning sunlight while a wind-driven cloud clings to its 1700 foot summit. Located within the Navajo volcanic field, it is a classic geologically-distinct landform of the Colorado Plateau. The landforms of the Navajo volcanic field also figure prominently in the empirical knowledge and culture of the indigenous Navajo people.

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Date Added
May 18, 2020
Date Taken
April 27, 2017