13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Driftwood on the bank of the Missouri River near Easley, Missouri.

High water deposits driftwood at certain points along the banks of the Missouri River, and these trees and branches remain there for years, bleaching in the sun and providing shelter for any number of creatures and birds.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: Easley, Missouri, United States of America
Copyright: © Tim Pingelton