AMAZING SAND WAVES AND A STRANGLING PLANT

See the beauty of the Milky Way from Joshua Tree Park, a tree strangling plant, gorgeous sand waves and more in this collection of the best earth has to offer.

Joshua Tree National Park, California


The famous Arch Rock, approximately 30-feet across and shaped somewhat like a brontosaurus.

Monteverde, Costa Rica


A Strangler Fig doing its best to find sunlight.

Sacramento River, Northern California


The Stunning Milkyway

Coyote Buttes, Arizona


The famous structure known as "The Wave," an exposure of cross-bedded aeolian Jurassic Navajo Sandstone.

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada


The glacier-fed Peyto Lake.

Photography: Philip Kuntz

Vatnajökull National Park, Skaftafell, Iceland


The Svartifoss (Black Falls) waterfall is surrounded by dark lava columns, which gave rise to its name.