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aQuIaki YAMADAさん: DESERT VIGNETTES
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  • ARIZONA : SAGUARO - FLOWERS / spines / silhouette
  • ARIZONA : SAGUARO - Saguaro flowersFlowersFlowers appear in April through June. They are white and open well after sunset and clos
    e in mid-afternoon. They continue to produce nectar after sunrise. Flowers are self-incompatible, thus require cross-pollination.
    Large quantities of pollen are required for complete pollination because many ovules are present. This pollen is produced by the e
    xtremely n [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : SAGUARO - SPINES / silhouette
  • ARIZONA : SAGUARO - Saguaro spinesSpinesA Close up of Saguaro Cactus spines, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, ArizonaThe spines on a
    saguaro, less than two meters in height, rapidly grow up to a millimeter per day. When held up to the light or bisected, alternat
    ing light and dark bands transverse to the long axis of spines can be seen. These transverse bands have been correlated to daily g
    rowth. In [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : SAGUARO - Sunset Silhouette
  • Saguaro Sunset SilhouetteSaguaro cactus in silhouette at sunset, Tucson, ArizonaState of Sonora, and the Whipple Mountains and Im
    perial County areas of California. The saguaro blossom is the state wildflower of Arizona. Its scientific name is given in honor o
    f Andrew Carnegie. In 1994, Saguaro National Park, near Tucson, Arizona, was designated to help protect this species and its habit
    at. It is [続きを読む]
  • UTAH : Bluff - San Juan County
  • The Navajo "Twin Rocks Cafe" in Bluff, UTBluff, UtahFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaBluff is a census-designated pl
    ace (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. The population was 320 at the 2000 census.HistoryUnder the direction of John Ta
    ylor, Silas S. Smith and Danish settler Jens Nielson led about 230 Mormons on expedition to start a farming community in southeast
    ern Utah. After forg [続きを読む]
  • ENGLAND : New Scotland Yard - MPS
  • URBAN-STREET VIGNETTESCommunication and information solutions - Met Police, Buckingham Palace, UKロンドン警視庁 - Metropolitan Police Serviceロンドン警視庁(ロンドンけいしちょう、英語: Metropolitan Police Service, MPS)は、イギリスの警察組織の一つ。首都ロンドン一円(中心部のシティを除くグレーター・ロンドン全域)を管轄する首都警察であると同時に、国家全体の警備公安警察や王族・政府要 [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : Cynomys ludovicianus - Prairie Dog
  • Arizona black-tailed prairie dogCute little Prairie dogs eating grass, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, ArizonaPrairie dogAri
    zona Black-tailed Prairie DogsPrairie dogs (genus Cynomys) are herbivorous burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North Ame
    rica. The five species are: black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison's, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground
    squirrel, [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : Prairie Dog - Cynomys ludovicianus
  • Cynomys ludovicianusPrairie DogsArizona Black-tailed Prairie Dogs, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, ArizonaArizona black-tail
    ed prairie dogCute little Prairie dogs eating grassThe black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus), is a rodent of the family
    Sciuridae found in the Great Plains of North America from about the United States-Canada border to the USA-Mexico border. Unlike s
    ome other [続きを読む]
  • YOKOHAMA : 横浜ベイブリッジ - Bay Bridge
  • URBAN-STREET VIGNETTESYokohama Bay BridgeYokohama Bay Bridge at Sunset, Honmoku and Daikoku Pier, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa横浜ベイブリッジ横浜ベイブリッジ(よこはまベイブリッジ)は、1989年(平成元年)9月27日に開通した神奈川県横浜市にある長さ860m(中央支間長460m)の斜張橋(吊り橋)である。東京港方面と横浜港を結ぶ港湾物流の一端を担うことにより、都市部の渋滞を緩和する重要な輸送路である。本牧埠頭A [続きを読む]
  • ENGLAND : The Queen's Walk
  • URBAN-STREET VIGNETTESThe Queen's Walk on Sunday near London Eye, Lambeth, LondonThe Queen's Walk (South Bank)The Queen&
    apos;s Walk is a promenade located on the southern bank of the River Thames in London, England, between Lambeth Bridge and Tower B
    ridge.The creation of pedestrian access along the south bank of the Thames was seen as an integral part of the creation of the Jub
    ilee Walkway to mark the [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : Sandstone Rock formations - NAVAJO NATION
  • Hazdistazi or "spiral rock arches"Lower Antelope Canyon, Page, Arizona砂岩の岩石形成Red sandstone interior of Lower Antelope Canyon, Arizona, worn smooth by erosion from flash flooding over thousands of years.Sandstone Rock formationsAntelope Canyon was formed by erosion of Navajo Sandstone, primarily due to flash flooding and secondarily due to other sub-aerial processes. Rainwater, especial [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : Hazdistazi - NAVAJO NATION
  • Lower Antelope CanyonHazdistazi or "spiral rock arches" Sandstone Rock formations, Lower Antelope Canyon, Page, Arizona - 砂岩の岩石形成アンテロープ・キャニオン [Antelope Canyon]アンテロープ・キャニオン(英名:Antelope Canyon)は、アメリカ合衆国アリゾナ州ページ(Page, Arizona)近郊の、ナバホ族の土地に位置する渓谷。アメリカ南西部では、最も写真撮影され多くの人々が訪れるスロット・キャニオン(幅の狭 [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : Slot Canyon - Lower Antelope Canyon
  • Hazdistazí or "spiral rock arches"Colors of Lower Antelope Canyon, Navajo Tribal Park, Page, ArizonaLower Antelope Cany
    onLower Antelope Canyon, called Hazdistazí, or "spiral rock arches" by the Navajo Indians, are located a few miles away
    . Prior to the installation of metal stairways, visiting the canyon required climbing along pre-installed ladders in certain areas
    . Even following the installat [続きを読む]
  • NAVAJO NATION : Northern View of Monument Valley
  • The Wild WestAmerican-Southwest :Sunset over King on his Throne, Stagecoach, Bear and Rabbit and Castle Rock formations Oljato-Mon
    ument Valley, Navajo Nation (Arizona - Utah)Monument ValleyWikipediaMonument Valley (Navajo: Tsé Bii? Ndzisgaii, meaning valley
    of the rocks) is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1,000
    ft (3 [続きを読む]
  • ENGLAND : Queen Elizabeth II Great Court - British Museum
  • URBAN-STREET VIGNETTESthe Ancient Egyptian galleriesBritish MuseumPharaoh Amenhotep III, the Ancient Egyptian galleries, British M
    useum, UKDepartment of Ancient Egypt and SudanThe Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum houses an extensive
    collection of objects which illustrate the cultures of the Nile Valley, from the Neolithic period (about 10,000 BC) until the pres
    ent d [続きを読む]
  • NAVAJO NATION : Hogan Frame - Oljato-Monument Valley
  • Classic ImagesHogan Frame and Three Sisters far in the distance, Oljato-Monument Valley, Navajo NationHoganNavajo Hogan, Oljato-Mo
    nument ValleyWikimediaThe hogan is a sacred dwelling. It is the shelter of the people of the earth, a protection, a home, and a re
    fuge. Because of the harmony in which the hogan is built, the family can be together to endure hardships and grow as part of the h
    armony bet [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : サワロ国立公園 - ツーソン・AZ
  • SAGUARO SUNSETTMS Award (Toppan Moore Systems) Silhouetted Saguaro Cactus at Sunset, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizonaサワロ国立公園 Saguaro National Parkサワロ国立公園(さわろこくりつこうえん、Saguaro National Park)は、アリゾナ州にある米国の国立公園である。サワルオとも呼ばれる。 サワロ国立公園は2つの地区に分かれており、1つはツーソン市の中心から東へおよそ32 km(20 マイル) [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : Picacho Peak - near Tucson
  • Have Fun in the Southwest - AZView of Picacho Peak from the southwest, Picacho Peak State Park, Picacho, ArizonaPicacho Peak State
    ParkPicacho Peak State Park is a state park surrounding Picacho Peak in Picacho, Arizona. The park is located between Casa Grande
    and Tucson near Interstate 10 in Pinal County. Its centerpiece spire is visible from downtown Tucson, a distance of 45 miles (72
    km). The s [続きを読む]
  • VERMONT : Pumpkins - Autumn Fall
  • A Fall Favorite : PumpkinsFarm selling Pumpkins, Waitsfield, VermontPumpkinA pumpkin is a cultivar of a squash plant, most commonl
    y of Cucurbita pepo, that is round, with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and deep yellow to orange coloration. The thick shell conta
    ins the seeds and pulp. Some exceptionally large cultivars of squash with similar appearance have also been derived from Cucurbita
    maxi [続きを読む]
  • VERMONT : INDIAN CORN - FLINT CORN
  • Indian Corn : A Fall FavoriteClose up of a selection of Indian corn in beautiful autumn hues, Waterbury Center, VermontFlint corn
    / Indian cornFlint corn (Zea mays indurata; also known as Indian corn or sometimes calico corn) is a variant of maize (var. Linnae
    us), the same species as common corn.[1] Because each kernel has a hard outer layer to protect the soft endosperm, it is likened t
    o bei [続きを読む]
  • NAVAJO NATION : the Rainbow Room - Lake Powell AZ
  • Lake Powell Resorts & MarinasLake Powell Sunset, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Page, ArizonaDining with World-Class ViewsS
    tart your day in Lake Powell Resort's Rainbow Room with a bountiful breakfast buffet filled with fresh fruit, pastries, panca
    kes and eggs - to fuel up for the adventures ahead. After a fun-filled day, join us again as our chef tempts you with entrées ran
    ging from [続きを読む]
  • ARIZONA : Grand Canyon National Park - Yaki Point
  • Desert View DriveGrand Canyon background at Sunset, seen from Yaki point, South rim, ArizonaDesert View Drive is a scenic route to
    the east of Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim which follows the rim for 25 miles (40 km) out to the Desert View Watchtower an
    d East Entrance. Along the way:* Six developed canyon viewpoints* Four picnic areas* Five unmarked pullouts* Are all accessible wi
    th private [続きを読む]