14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
First Light on Cerro Grande

First sunlight hits the cairn atop Cerro Grande Peak in the Jemez Mountains of Northern New Mexico. The Valles Caldera in the background is filled with fog. This is where the Cerro Grande fire started.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Andrew Gordon