Of this World...

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Adam King

A single tree grows atop a crag of alien structures made entirely of sand. The landscape is pock-marked with "sand rocks" that look like broken pottery pieces. The varying colors of red and orange are the result of oxidization of the sand grains, and they give the landscape an unworldly appearance. Fraser Island in Queensland, Australia, is a 103 mile long land mass made entirely of sand and hosts a variety of landscapes including rain forests and giant seas of sand dunes that rival those found in the world's deserts. Too often I found myself wondering, "what planet am I on?"

Location: Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

 

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