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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Spooky Kiss

The serpentine rock walls of slot canyons at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument emulate the vastness yet intimacy of the American West. To move past these opposing walls, you must contort your body just as the rushing water that passes through during flash floods.

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Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Escalante, Utah, United States of America
Camera: iPhone X
Copyright: © Michael Hirschler