1116-46828 - A calf imitates its mother swimming upside down. The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of all the toothed cetaceans. Males can reach 60 feet in length. Photographed in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
1116-46821 - Divers pictured hanging at 15 feet for a decompression stop before surfacing. The diver in the lead has released a safety float to mark their position to boats above, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-39689 - An ideal sunset on the two mile long, three hundred feet wide, Papohaku Beach on the West shore of Molokai. This is the longest white-sand beach in the Hawaiian Islands, Molokai, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-39955 - Deepwater Longtail Red Snapper (Etelis coruscans), is also called Ruby Snapper or Scarlet Snapper, but is better known by its Japanese name, Onaga. This fish lives in depths ranging from 700 to 900 feet, Yap, Micronesia
857-92807 - Navajo Nation's Monument Valley Park. This great valley boasts sandstone masterpieces that tower at heights of 400 to 1,000 feet. framed by scenic clouds casting shadows that graciously roam the desert floor. The angle of the sun accents these graceful formations, providing scenery that is simply spellbinding, Arizona, United States of America.
857-88775 - High Mountain Rangers Tom Ditola and David Weber are taking a rest on the West Rib on Mount McKinley, Alaska. Mount Hunter in the background. They are above the clouds in blue sky and the sun is shining. Mount McKinley, native name Denali, is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,321 feet (6,194 m) above sea level. At some 18,000 feet (5,500 m), the base-to-peak rise is considered the largest of any mountain situated entirely above sea level. Measured by topographic prominence, it is the third most prominent peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. Located in the Alaska Range in the interior of the U.S. state of Alaska, McKinley is the centerpiece of Denali National Park and Preserve. Every climbing season High Mountain Rangers of the Denali National Park Service are called to help climbers in need. If possible the patient is brought down to base camp on foot, only in life threatening conditions a helicopter is called to evacuate the patient to a hospital in Anchorage.
911-10305 - An RV on the road near Badwater which is the lowest point in the USA being 282 feet below sea level in Death Valley. Death Valley is the lowest, hottest, driest place in the USA, with an average annual rainfall of around 2 inches, some years it does not receive any rain at all.
1116-31053 - Hawaii, This galapagos shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis) can reach twelve feet in length and is listed as potentially dangerous. It has been attracted with bait and has broken the surface with a splash.
1116-31066 - Micronesia, Yap, The Rainbow Runner is found in large schools which travel in the first 100 feet of the water column. This species is reported to reach six feet in length, but is most common under three feet.