Solar eclipse creates crescent-shaped sunspots when it shines through tree leaves.
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Cumulous clouds build as the total eclipse approaches -- we wonder whether we'll get to see it!
Solar eclipse 2017, almost over - note the sunspots!
The sun starts to re-emerge after totality. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
ZOOMED version of the prior photo. Note the corona!
Totality! Half the shutter speed of the prior photo - and only 14 seconds later - note the coronal flares. Total Solar Eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Totality! The corona is now visible. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
The moon has nearly obscured the sun. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Only a crescent of the sun remains. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
The eclipse begins. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Grant Brook is very pretty above Market Street.
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Reflections on a beaver pond.
View of Flowed Lands from Flowed Lands lean-to.
Beaver near his den, near our home.
One of the clearest views I've ever had from Moosilauke, to the Franconia and Presidential Ranges.
Approaching the North Peak of Moosilauke, with deep snow raising the trail above the trees.
Deep snow at the junction between Carriage Road and Glencliff Trail on Moosilauke.
Butterflies in Angkor Thom.
The final day involves a drippy walk through the cloud forest.
An auger buzzard in the mist near The Cathedral, Shira Plateau, Kilimanjaro.
A blue monkey makes the rounds at Forest Camp.
Giraffes at Ndarkwai Ranch, Tanzania
Cheetah and cubs, Serengeti N.P., Tanzania.
A young lioness rests at a kopje in Serengeti N.P., Tanzania.
Sunrise at Bright Angel Point
David watches the sunrise from Bright Angel Point, North Rim, Grand Canyon.
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Morning along the Colorado River, Day 3.
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Andy watches sunset
Andy watches the sunset from Camp 1 - Lone Cedar.
Lower Grant brook is quite pretty.
From Clymbing Lyme from bottom to top
Grant Brook shows signs of significant flooding, likely from the July 1 storm.
The Ranger Trail spends some time following the main branch of Grant Brook.
Old corduroy on the Ranger Trail probably dates from the ranger days.
View to Cube and Moosilauke from Smarts Mountain summit tower.
View of Lyme (back along my route) from Smarts Mountain summit tower.
Panoramic view from Smarts summit, to the southeast.
The upper section of the AT/Ranger trail is extremely steep and eroded, but there is some impressive trailwork.
The Appalachian Trail traverses Lambert Ridge on Smarts Mountain.
A view of Smarts Mountain from the Lambert Ridge trail.
Lichen decorates Lambert Ridge on Smarts Mountain.
An impressive old toadstool.
This branch of Grant Brook disappears as the terrain becomes even and the vegetation is simply grass.
The boundary of the corridor for the Appalachian Trail.
This branch of Grant Brook becomes a dry bed, seeing action only during heavy storms.
This branch of Grant Brook is rather small, but pretty.
This branch of Grant Brook quickly becomes very small.