16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Petrified Trees dormant in the Painted Desert

Petrified Trees liter the painted desert. The quartz and colored minerals of the stone that once was wood accent the painted desert in the background

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Petrified Forest, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7200
Copyright: © Eric Benz