12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Alien Rock

As the sun set and the tide went out, salt water remained in a depression at the top of the boulder, creating an interesting effect. This scene has probably played out for many thousands of years.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Mt. Desert Island, Maine, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © George Sanker