20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bristle Cone At Sunset

A bristlecone tree shot in the Ancient Bristlecone Forest at sunset in the summer of 2022. The bristlecone trees are some of the oldest in the world are between 3000 to 6000 years old. The trees are also above 10000 feet elevation, making this one tough tree.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: Bishop, Ca, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D780
Copyright: © Christopher Morgan
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