20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Badlands Rock Formation

I came across an area with these cloud-like rock formations in Badlands National Park. I was fascinated with how the level of detail in the stone formation makes it difficult to tell how large it is. It could be a formation several stories high - it could be only several feet tall.

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Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: South Dakota, United States of America
Copyright: © Brian Hoffman