First Light, Shiprock, New Mexico, USA

First Light, Shiprock, New Mexico, USA

Picture StoryShiprock is an ancient volcanic plug rising about 1500 feet above the desert in the northwest corner of New Mexico in the United States. It has another feature that cements it on my all time favorite list of landscape photographic subjects. There are two main “wings” that extend several miles out from the peak, one to the south and another to the west. These are tall thin black dikes of extruded igneous rock and why the Navajo name for shiprock means “The Rock with Wings”. Create your personal portfolio page and let us share it monthly to over 400,000 members and followers.

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