United States Photo Journal
The central coast of Maine is known for it’s many picturesque beaches. Many of these beaches border the long necks that jut out into the ocean and are very rocky.
Near Portland, OR, the Columbia River flows though the Columbia River Gorge, a canyon
Tucked away in a tiny valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees, the Tonto Natural Bridge has been in the making for thousands of years and is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world.
The Saguaro cactus provides habitat and food to many of the desert dwelling creatures in the Sonoran Desert. This Curved-bill Thrasher feasts on the fruit of the cactus.
Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico contains more than 33,000 acres of magnificent rugged canyon and mesa country with evidence of a human presence going back over 11,000 years.
Located in Mendenhall Valley, about 12 miles from Juneau, Alaska, the Mendenhall Glacier is a huge sheet of ice about 12 miles long.
The Jordan Trail is in the Soldier’s Pass Trail area of Sedona, Arizona, USA. The trail winds through high desert and over dozens of the red rock formations that make this area of Arizona world famous.
The dazzling sedimentary rock structures at Bryce Canyon in southwest Utah are called hoodoos and were created by processes known as steam erosion and frost weathering.
The lovely red blooms really stand out against the bright green stems of this cactus photographed at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix Arizona.
The Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium is on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ and considered to be the last public commission of architect Frank Lloyd Wright.