Bristlecone Stump

Stump of Ancient Bristlecone Pine
Stump of Ancient Bristlecone Pine

April 27, 2018

This is a stump from the Ancient Bristlecone Forest. In the early 1900’s there was a mining operation in the White Mountains north of Death Valley. The miners cut down the local trees for timbers for their buildings and mine supports, not caring that they were cutting down trees that were thousands of years old. Fortunately, the mining operation failed in a short time. Besides the stumps, several of the buildings remain:

Mine Ruin, Ancient Bristlecone Forest
Mine Ruin, Ancient Bristlecone Forest
Camera: Nikon D810
Lens: Nikon 28-300mm set at 55mm (top) and 52mm (bottom)
ISO 100    1/400 at f/10 (top) and 1/160 at f/6.1 (bottom)

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