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River deep...

 

The Colorado, carving its way through the Grand canyon. A.Z. U.S.A.

 

River deep...

 

The Colorado, carving its way through the Grand canyon. A.Z. U.S.A.

 

comments (18)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 31 Mar 2014, 00:22
You have a wonderful eye for this stuff, Frank.
Frank L Croston.: Thanks very much, Ray,nice of you to say.
Oooh Wow! So this is what you were doing while I studied the history inside the geology museum?! Awesome!
Frank L Croston.: Yep,you were reading about rocks,I was snappin' 'em...smile It was some view down there.
a staggering view. i would take a step back or two.
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Ayush, nah! Get up close! smile
Images like this really show the grandeur of this place, Frank.
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Ginnie, it is very difficult to convey.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 31 Mar 2014, 07:49
Very dramatic Frank but I cannot judge the scale of it
Frank L Croston.: Thanks,Chris, look closer....smile
I am with Chris on this one Frank.
Frank L Croston.: Like Chris,you are not looking close enough...smile
Looks like a trickle of a stream not a mighty river. Very good shot.
Frank L Croston.: From here it does,Mary,thanks.
Love it Frank, at first I thought this was a few cracked rocks at your feet......until I looked closer!
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Martin, yes,as has already been said,there isn't really anything obvious to give it scale,but if you do look closely..smile
loolks a bit like the vulcano we saw from up the sky on Hawaii
Frank L Croston.: That must have been a sight to see, also,Chantal.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 31 Mar 2014, 12:41
Wonderful colour
Frank L Croston.: I thought so,'V, it was what I liked about this shot.
Just stunning Frank!
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Aderonke.
What a wonderful view... wish I were there...
Frank L Croston.: Me too,Larry...smile
This is a good example of where the Dan Snow group went in their recent series on the television.
Frank L Croston.: We visited Lees ferry,where they set off from on their journey,Brian,it was exciting to see it after watching the program, it must have been quite an adventure.
The pictures you have been showing would make a very fine exhibition Frank
Frank L Croston.: Thanks very much, Bill, my Mum was always telling me not to make an exhibition of myself. smile
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 31 Mar 2014, 20:24
A great photo of these grandious geological structures. The heart of the photographer might be overwhelmed.
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Philine, head and heart,I often paused,just to take it in,or try to...smile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 31 Mar 2014, 20:39
You should do a book on the canyon. Excellent as are the others.
Frank L Croston.: I may just do that,thanks Louis.
Wonderful what a sight to see.
Frank L Croston.: Much my thoughts at the time,Martin,thanks.
that river is a long way down Frank... great title....petersmile
Frank L Croston.: That it is,Peter, glad you think so. smile

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