21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Industrial Palette: Mining in the Canyon

In the heart of the canyonlands, a mineral mine weaves a striking industrial tapestry. Its vivid evaporation ponds stand out as a colorful mosaic against the stark, red earth, showcasing a blend of raw natural beauty and human innovation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Moab, Utah, United States of America
Camera: L2D-20c
Copyright: © Yan Li
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