18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rock with Wings-Tsé Bit' a'í

Backbone to the back side of Shiprock in New Mexico. The peak is 7,178 above sea level, and is at the center of three volcanic pressure ridges that pushed the rock skyward millennia ago. Some say the protrusion ls like an old sailing ship.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Lynn Levitt