14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tree rings on a stump in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Tree rings tell the age and story of this tree, which was cut down by the Forest Service to clear a trail leading to Duck Pass in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Mammoth Lakes, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Jonathan Davidson