Scortched juniper and pinion pine trees cover the mesa top and take hundres of years to regrow after lighting strike caused fires.
Photo ID: burnt-tree-forest-colorado-3768
Author: Jason Tinacci
Copyright 2016 Jason Tinacci. This image is copyrighted intellectual property and may not be reproduced without previous written permission from Jason Tinacci.
File state: Final
Photo size: 21.0 Mpixels (60.2 MB uncompressed) - 5616x3744 pixels (18.7x12.4 in / 47.5x31.7 cm at 300 ppi)
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