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From the Bureau of Land Management:

Milky Way near Butterfield Pass in the BLM-managed Sonoran Desert National Monument
This area is probably only 30-40 air miles from Phoenix, and the glow from the city is visible to the north.  However, the overhead stars and southern horizon are dark enough to clearly see the Milky Way, which makes a great backdrop to the charismatic saguaros. 
-Bob Wick, BLM Wilderness Specialist

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From the Bureau of Land Management:

Milky Way near Butterfield Pass in the BLM-managed Sonoran Desert National Monument

This area is probably only 30-40 air miles from Phoenix, and the glow from the city is visible to the north.  However, the overhead stars and southern horizon are dark enough to clearly see the Milky Way, which makes a great backdrop to the charismatic saguaros. 

-Bob Wick, BLM Wilderness Specialist

Image Description: When the air is cold at Waubay National Wildlife Refuge but the lake isn’t frozen yet, interesting ice formations may form around submerged trees and roots after windy days.  
Image from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Image Description: When the air is cold at Waubay National Wildlife Refuge but the lake isn’t frozen yet, interesting ice formations may form around submerged trees and roots after windy days.  

Image from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Image description: Lava flows at Hawaii National Park.
Photo from the Department of Interior.

Image description: Lava flows at Hawaii National Park.

Photo from the Department of Interior.

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From the Department of Interior:

Wild ice views of Telaquana Lake in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve from an overflight this past Monday. Photo: National Park Service

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From the Department of Interior:

Wild ice views of Telaquana Lake in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve from an overflight this past Monday. 

Photo: National Park Service

Image description: Ever wonder why planes and ships supposedly go missing in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle? NOAA explains some of the potential causes.

Image description: Ever wonder why planes and ships supposedly go missing in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle? NOAA explains some of the potential causes.