18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Iconic Palouse Landscape

Ice Age floods carved the Palouse landscape. Seen from a distance the similarities between the contours of the rolling hills and ripples in sand one sees at the beach are apparent.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Whitman County, WA, Washington, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Merrill Shea