The Colorado River, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing generally west and south for 1,450 miles (2,330 kilometers) into the Gulf of California in northwestern Mexico. It drains a vast arid and semiarid part of the North American continent. Its twist and turns through the Colorado Plateau forming the greatest canyon, known as - oh surprise - Grand Canyon.
Present stretch is in a remote area of the Navajo Nation, located between the Glen Canyon dam and the Grand Canyon. Shot taken very early morning, some 30 minutes before sunrise. You might even see some stars up in the sky.
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There are many great rivers in the world, but if I have to be a river, I would choose to be the Colorado River. Just to think of all the amazing landscape it flow through and the landscape it has carved out like the Grand Canyon that created our infamous landscape. What dream it would be, only we we can embark on a photographic journey from the beginning of it to the end where it meets the ocean, imagine how many photography books we can make that will awe the world....
Gorgeous shot of the remote part of the River, yet another horse shoe, less know but equally impressive in beauty. You're a lucky man to have seen so many places...like this.
I agree with Way, the Colorado is very special, it belongs to my favorite rivers too. Okay the Mississipi, haven't seen it, but I can hear the Blues there - haha. While in the Grand Junction area folks float around with rubber tires on summer days ... and small canals were built to feed the fields from this river, it beocmes much more rugged in other places. Strange that it doesn't dry out until it reaches the sea in such a dry and hot spot. A very fine image and a great location to see the sun come up. Probably 2 hours laters the color had gone and became worn out. I can see the stars, this is great. It has a hint of morning haze in my eyes. Strange to see this, normally it is all so super dry.
Faszinierend, atemberaubend, hinreißend ... die deutsche Sprache böte noch mehr Adjektive für dieses Foto - und es lässt sich im Panorama sogar noch toppen. Das ist keine Landschaft, das ist eine Skulptur. Auf diesem Umlaufberg zu dieser Tageszeit zu stehen muss überwältigend sein ...
Glückwunsch zu diesem Bild!
Alles Gute aus dem regnerischen, kühlen, grauen und stürmischen Westen Deutschlands. Hier haben wir den dunkelsten Winter seit Beginn der Wetteraufzeichnungen in 1881.
Amazing these gooseneck meanders the Colorado makes. I need to look it up why they occur so much in this river.
Fantastic colour. Even though the sun isn't up yet, there must be some red light already.
Thanks for the LV! Wonderful!