The sun creeps across the high plains, modeling the weathered volcanic ash deposits of Badlands National Monument, South Dakota.HD Music and Photos by Michael Lawshe
Watch the shadows - and the wildlife!
The term badlands may have arisen because it was a "Bad Land" to travel - especially in a wagon.
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Dawn on the Tallgrass Prairie - Jarrett Prairie Center, Byron Illinois
Storm Brewing over Grand Tetons National Park, WY