19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Giant Waves Crash into Minot Ledge Lighthouse

The 89-feet-high Minot Ledge Lighthouse sits unprotected by a harbor over a mile offshore, so when strong winds blow onshore, it gets battered by waves that nearly reach the top of the lighthouse.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2020
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Cohasset, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T4i
Copyright: © Gregory Sager