Vancouver Harbour

June 21, 2014  • 

Beautiful view of Vancouver Harbour, Stanley Park, and the North Shore mountains from Harbour Green Park near downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada. Click on the image to see the medium-resolution version (1.2 Mb).

 

Parsenn ski area near Davos, Switzerland

Feb 12, 2014  • 

Top: 270-degree panoramic view from a mountain ridge near the top of the Parsennbahn funicular. Bottom: View of Davos from Parsenn. A full moon rising over the mountain tops is barely visible on the left.

 

Rainbow Falls

Aug 7, 2013  • 

Top: View overlooking Rainbow Falls in Hilo, HI. This composite was taken from the ledge of its 80-foot drop that overhangs the pool of water below. Bottom: Opposing view of Rainbow Falls.

 

Las Campanas Peak

May 6, 2013  • 

Panoramic view from the summit of Las Campanas Peak (elevation: 8,250 feet) in the Atacama Desert. This is the future-site of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). On the left, the Magellan Telescopes (Baade and Clay) are clearly visible; on the right, La Silla Observatory is visible in the distance. The round-trip hike from Las Campanas Observatory to the GMT can be made in 2.5 hours through predominantly-rocky terrain. Click on the image to see the medium-resolution version (1.3 Mb).

Pu'u Wa'awa'a

March 21, 2013  • 

360-degree panoramic view from atop the Jello Mold (Pu'u Wa'awa'a) on the big island of Hawai'i. This view is from nearly 4,000 feet and depicts Mona Loa in the background and a small cinder cone near its base. The 8-mile round-trip hike took just over 2.5 hours and saw an elevation increase of ~2,000 feet. Click on the image to see the medium-resolution version (2 Mb).