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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 348: "Desolation". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   ( ) divider line 158
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2012-01-04 08:06:07 PM

Mammoth Hot Springs

2012-01-04 08:06:27 PM

2012-01-04 08:06:48 PM  
anybody voting for my entries using the "funny" button gets their butt kicked. these are serious entries.
2012-01-04 08:07:00 PM

Zabriskie Point

Biggie at Flickr

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2012-01-04 08:07:04 PM

"Against The Wind"
2012-01-04 08:07:13 PM
2012-01-04 08:07:26 PM
Montezuma's Well
2012-01-04 08:08:35 PM
Patzaj, Guatemala
2012-01-04 08:10:04 PM

Bad Water

Biggie at Flickr

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2012-01-04 08:10:44 PM

Halfway up
The volcanic slopes of Mauna Kea-just about as desolate as you can get. 1/3, Pops.
2012-01-04 08:10:56 PM

Flagstaff, AZ
2012-01-04 08:10:58 PM

"Vermilion Sky"
2012-01-04 08:12:46 PM
2012-01-04 08:14:52 PM
A lonely house sits in the middle of a very young lava flow on Kilauea. 2/3, Pops.
2012-01-04 08:14:58 PM  

Red Rock Canyon 1

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2012-01-04 08:15:23 PM  
Michigan Dunes
2012-01-04 08:15:58 PM

Mauna Kea Sunrise
The summit of Mauna Kea always reminds me of Mars-the red landscape, littered with rocks and not a sign of life anywhere. The blue skies throw off the impression a little, though. 3/3, Pops.
2012-01-04 08:16:50 PM  

Red Rock Canyon 2

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2012-01-04 08:18:06 PM
2012-01-04 08:18:46 PM  

Red Rock Canyon 3

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2012-01-04 08:19:10 PM

A Winter Walk

Clickr for Flickr
2012-01-04 08:21:49 PM  
Walking on the "pointless path." My parents have a bit too much yard to landscape.
2012-01-04 08:22:00 PM

Poison and Solitude

A toxic cloud of sulfur and steam spews forth over the wasteland of Kiluea's caldera
2012-01-04 08:24:09 PM

As I walk along the lonely rails to nowhere...

Clickr for Flickr
2012-01-04 08:25:55 PM

Gap between American and European tectonic plates. Iceland.
2012-01-04 08:28:04 PM

Iceland desolation.
2012-01-04 08:28:12 PM

McWay Falls, Big Sur, CA
2012-01-04 08:30:02 PM

More Iceland desolation.


They have it.

Lots and lots of it.
2012-01-04 08:31:02 PM
2012-01-04 08:41:05 PM

Red Rocks of Sedona in the distance
2012-01-04 08:50:09 PM

The Land of Standing Rocks
Maze District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

(cropped to panoramic, not stitched)
2012-01-04 08:53:14 PM

The Road to Eggnog

Driving through the boondocks of central Utah, on a dirt road that lead us towards the Henry Mountains, the last mountain range in the Lower 48 to be mapped. Eggnog was a settlement along this road at Bullfrog Creek...we saw no evidence of any sort of town there.
2012-01-04 08:57:18 PM

Sunset Rainbow

This was the view from our campsite in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
(Not really desolate, but it sure was remote.)
2012-01-04 09:51:58 PM

I'm not really a photographer, so it's nowhere near as artistic, but I took this at the top of a guard tower at the Great Wall of China in the dead of winter. That's pretty desolate.
2012-01-04 09:57:21 PM

Old Beaver Dam Pond
2012-01-04 10:21:05 PM  
This exact spot
Is precisely in the middle of nowhere
2012-01-04 10:22:05 PM  

Only the wind speaks

Bodie, CA(^)
2012-01-04 10:24:10 PM  

All the miles it will ever have
Bodie, CA(^)
2012-01-04 10:33:35 PM
Lonely barn
2012-01-04 10:35:42 PM
2012-01-04 10:45:06 PM

Amber Clearing Found During Walk With My Dog
2012-01-04 10:45:54 PM
2012-01-04 10:46:04 PM

A Skyline of Desolation
2012-01-04 10:47:02 PM

Urban Glow From Rest Area on 490E
2012-01-04 10:52:03 PM

Historical footnote: Laura Ingalls crossed over Lake Pepin when it was frozen like this on the way to settle in Walnut Grove.
2012-01-04 11:09:46 PM  
The Road to Titus
(Somewhere out there is the lead car, really)
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2012-01-04 11:33:53 PM  
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2012-01-04 11:34:31 PM  
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2012-01-04 11:35:06 PM  
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2012-01-04 11:51:35 PM  
Rain Comes to Death Valley
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Even when it's raining, this place looks dry.
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