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Chiricahua Mountains Coronado N.F. AZ / NOV Autumn red Canyon Maple beyond a giant boulder with yucca in foreground. Cave Creek Canyon near the community of Portal.

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Chiricahua Mountains, Coronado N.F., AZ / NOV Conifer needles float amid Sycamore and Canyon Maple leaves in a pool on Cave Creek in Cave Creek Canyon.

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Chiricahua Mountains, Coronado N.F. AZ / NOV A pool on Cave Creek near Maple camp is thick with Willow and Canyon Maple leaves. V

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Chiricahua Mountains, Coronado N.F., AZ / NOV The furrowed trunk of a mature Ponderosa Pine next to a Sycamore trunk with a canopy of autumn orange leaves. South fork of Cave Creek canyon.

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Chiricahua Mountains, Coronado NF, AZ / SEPT Clumps of yellow wildflowers on a verdant forest floor puncuated with charred trunks of jackpine represent a healing of a forest that was burned. Pinery Canyon road.

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Chiricahua National Monument, AZ / DEC Partially red Manzanita below Sugarloaf Mountain in the Wilderness of Rocks area.

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Santa Catalina Mountains, AZ / OCT A half moon and cirrus clouds over a mature soap yucca back-dropped by the Catalina Mountains horizon line. About ten miles up on FSR38 Mt. lemmon control road.

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Santa Catalina Mountains, AZ / OCT Agave stalk backdropped by grassland slopes of mesquite and oak with the Galiuro Mountains beyond. Viewed from Mt Lemmon backroad FSR38 about 16 miles up. DPP4

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Santa Catalina Mountains, AZ /JULY A night-blooming cereus illuminated by flashlight.

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Santa Catalina Mountains, Coronado National Forest, AZ / NOV Fog rolls in over the creek flowing through Bear Canyon in the upper elevations of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

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Santa Catalina Mountains, Coronado National Forest, AZ / MARCH Fog bound Ponderosa Pine and Scrub Oak on a slope of red pine needles near Goosehead Rock.

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Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, AZ /APRIL An abundance of winter rain results in a tall and lush crop of Mohave Desert Star and Brittlebush on a mound of volcanic rock in the Black Gap area.

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Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, AZ / APRIL A pair of Hedgehog cactus blossums separated by a ringed branch of a Cresote bush.

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Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, AZ / FEB Assorted wildlife tracks cross the wind rippled Pinta Dunes warmed by the early morning light.

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Eagletail Mountain Wilderness, Yuma CO, AZ / MAR A layer of dawn red on the horizon beyond a flagging ocotillo and teddybear cholla.

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Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, AZ / MAR Last light on a stand of Saguaro Cacti backed by an unnamed peak southeast of Totilla Mountain.

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YUMA COUNTY, AZ/MARCH last light on rings of Dune Primrose and Sand Verbena that carpet the sandy desert floor of Mohawk Valley.

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West Clear Creek Wilderness, Coconino National Forest, AZ / SEPT Dusk pink clouds reflect on a pool of watercress, grass and single autumn gold leaf of Arizona Alder. West Clear Creek.

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Coconino National Forest AZ / AUG A classic anvil shaped thunderhead at sunset reflects in the placid meandering 'S' channel at the southern end of Upper Lake Mary. V2

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Coconino Nat'l Forest, AZ / AUG Smartweed reflects in the still water of Upper Lake Mary on the southern end of the lake.

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Grand Canyon National Park, AZ / JAN Snow blankets a foreground Agave at Maricopa Point on the south rim, looking into the canyon toward Zoroaster Temple. V1

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GRAND CANYON NAT'L PARK, AZ/JAN AM SNOW BLANKETS AN AGAVE AT MARICOPA POINT ON THE SOUTH RIM WITH ZOROASTER TEMPLE IN THE GRAND CANYON BEYOND #3

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HUALAPAI INDIAN RES-GRAND CANYON AZ/MAR EVENING PRIMROSE ON SAND DUNES IN LOWER GRANITE GORGE BELOW SHIVWITS PLATEAU #3

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Grand Canyon Nat'l Park, AZ/MAY A soon to be dry creek paints a silver sliver over a chasm pool of cross bedded Kaibab sandstone in North Canyon, Marble Canyon.

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Kaibab National Forest, AZ / OCT Overlooking a valley surrounded by conifer and golden aspen beyond large aspen close up. Arizona Trail. north of FSR 610.

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, AZ / OCT Afternoon light on Gunsight Butte, Lake Powell viewed from an inlet on Romana Mesa.

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Organpipe Cactus National Monument, AZ / MARCH Montezumas Head view from Alamo Canyon beyond a thick stand of saguaro cacti.

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Pinaleno Mountains, Coronado N.F., AZ / JUNE Soap Yuccas bloom in Stockton Pass, east of the community of Bonita.

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Saguaro National Park, (east unit), AZ / SEPT Summer rain fills a wash flowing through a forest of mature saguaro cacti. #2

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Saguaro National Park, (east unit), AZ / SEPT Summer rain fills a wash flowing through a forest of mature saguaro cacti. #3

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Saguaro National Park, (east unit), AZ / SEPT Summer rain fills a wash flowing through a forest of mature saguaro cacti. #4

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Saguaro National Park, (west unit), AZ / AUG Monsoon lighting and virga over the Roskruge Mountains beyond of mature Saguaro cacti.

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SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK(east unit), AZ/JUNE Nature's artwork is evident in a cluster of curling ribs found on an expired saguaro cacti. Rincon Mtn on horizon, view from Pink Hill/Wentworth loop Tr.

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Sabino Canyon, Santa Catalina Mountains, AZ / OCT Dusk over Sabino Creek near the Bear Canyon Trail.

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Sabino Canyon, Santa Catalina Mountains, AZ / OCT Dusk over Sabino Creek near the Bear Canyon Trail.

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Sonoita Creek Preserve, Patagonia, AZ / SEPT Late summer along the verdant Sonoita Creek beneath a canopy including willow and Arizona walnut.

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Sonoita Creek Preserve, Patagonia, AZ / SEPT Late summer along the verdant Sonoita Creek beneath a canopy including willow and Arizona walnut.

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Santa Cruz County, AZ / AUG A large stand of Agave backdropped by and pink cloud sunset with the Santa Rita Mouintains on the horizon.

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Santa Cruz County, AZ / AUG The last light of the day reddens a thunderhead above the Whetstone Mountains (right) viewed from a stand of Agave (century plants) near Sonoita.

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San Pedro River Nat'l Conservation Area, Cochise County, AZ / NOV AM River Willow and frosted Sedge line a tributary channel of the San Pedro near Fairbank. (Chihuanhuan Desert)

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Fort Apache Indian Reservation, AZ / JUNE Apache youth pose for a photograph on the gushing Salt River near the hiway 77 crossing.

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Wupatki National Monument, AZ / AUG Full moon at dawn over the Sinaguan ruin Wukoki, aslo known as "The Big House"

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Wupatki National Monument AZ / AUG Last light after a summer storm warms the petroglyph panels near the Lomaki Ruin of the Anasazi Culture.

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Wupatki National Monument, AZ / AUG First light warms the Sinagua ruin of Wukoki. Also known as The Big House.

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Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, AZ / DEC Dusk moonrise over the Kino mission of San Xavier del bac. V1

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Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation, AZ / OCT Looking up at the ornate arched ceiling of the sanctuary at Mission San Xavier del bac.

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Tonto National Forest, AZ / OCT Autumn tinted bracken, lichen stained boulders & jack pine along the Arizona Tr. near Webber Cr. crossing on the Mogoloon Rim. Also known as the Highline Tr. V1

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Greenlee County, AZ / MAR Mexican Gold Poppy populate a slope with Juniper trees on the rolling hills of desert scrub in Gila Box National Riparian Conservation Area south of Clifton.

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Greenlee County, AZ / OCT The first light of the day warms hills that reflect in the Gila River at Gillard hot springs in the Gila Box National Riparian Conservation Area, BLM south of Clifton.

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Graham County, AZ / NOV Autumn gold cottonwood and willow trees line the Gila River in the crisp morning light near the confluence with Bonita Creek. Gila Box Riparian Nat'l Conservation Area.

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Black Hills National Backcounrty Byway, Greenlee county, AZ / MARCH Mexican Gold Poppy, mustard flower and Verbena on a bed of volcanic rock thrive along with prickly pair cactus.

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Black Hills National Backcounrty Byway, Greenlee county, AZ / MARCH Verbena grows between the pads of a prickly pear cactus in the black hills. (2)

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Tucson, AZ / JAN Snow capped saguaros wait for the sun. Gates Pass. Tucson Mountain Park west of Tucson.

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Tucson, AZ / JAN Snow capped saguaros wait for the sun. Gates Pass. Tucson Mountain Park west of Tucson.

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Tucson, AZ / JAN Snow capped saguaros at Gates Pass. Tucson Mountain Park west of Tucson. DPP4

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Tucson, AZ / JAN Snow capped saguaros at Gates Pass. Tucson Mountain Park west of Tucson.

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Apache National Forest, AZ / AUG A stand of silhouetted conifer backdropped by a red dawn sky near Crescent Lake in the White Mountains.

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Apache National Forest, AZ / AUG A stand of silhouetted conifer against a high country sunrise near Crescent Lake in the White Mountains.

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White Mountains, Apache National Forest, AZ / AUG Summer morning over the West Fork of the Black River with brown-eyed susans.foreground.

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White Mountains, Apache National Forest, AZ / AUG Summer morning over the West Fork of the Black River with brown-eyed susans.foreground.
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