16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lichen-covered granite boulders

Surface runoff often causes interesting geological formations. This photograph shows how water has eroded granite, creating natural beauty in the process.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Iron, Missouri, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Kent Hilbert