Landscapes 2018 Calendar
Landscapes 2018 Calendar
8.5x11 2018 Year Calendar.
Includes a description sheet.
**Watermark is not on actual images in calendar. Only for online purposes**
Jan: Sedona Red Rocks, Northern Arizona - Occasionally in winter the snow level will reach Sedona which is a considerably lower elevation than Flagstaff. As beautiful as it its, the snow rarely lasts more than a day when it falls on the red rocks.
Feb: Twelve Apostles, South Australia - The pinkish glow of the setting sun creates a dramatic effect against the limestone stacks on the southernmost shores of Australia.
Mar: The Wanaka Tree, New Zealand - Once a fence post for sheep paddocks, when the man made lake was created it somehow continued to grow out of the eastern shore.
Apr: Nugget Point, New Zealand - A popular location for sea lions, albatross, and penguins Nugget Point is located on New Zealand eastern coast south of Christchurch. A very short break in the storm created opportunity to capture a rare sight.
May: Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona - This jewel of the southwest is visited by more than 4.5 million people per year. The 300 miles of land contain over 70 species of animals.
Jun: Termite Mounds, Australian Outback - An unusual sight, these termite mounds can easily reach several meters or more in height.
Jul: Matheson Forest, New Zealand - The Wild West coast on New Zealand's South Island is one of the wettest places on earth receiving an average annual rainfall of 300mm.
Aug: Forest Temple - Luang Prabang, Northern Laos - This northern Lao city, known for its many temples and monasteries sits on the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers.
Sep: Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand - According to Maori legend, these boulders were gourds that washed ashore from the voyaging canoe Araiteuru when it was wrecked upon landfall in New Zealand many hundreds of years ago. Scientists explain the boulders as calcite concretions that formed during the end of the Cretaceous Period, about 65 million years ago. Crystallization of calcium and carbonates gradually formed the boulders in a process similar to the way pearls are formed that took as long as four million years.
Oct: Antelope Canyon, Northern Arizona - Antelope Canyon is one of the most photographed places in the South West. Located on Navajo Nation Land, it is visited by over 3 million people per year. The Navajo name for this canyon is Tse' bighanilini, which means “the place where water runs through rocks”.
Nov: Volcano Fields, Northern Arizona - The volcanic fields of Northern Arizona stretching for over 1,800 sq miles. It is comprised of over 600 volcanos ranging in age from several million years to under 1000.
Dec: Uluru, Central Australia - Also known as Ayers Rock, Uluru is an extremely large sandstone rock formation with a height of 348 meters and a circumference of 9.4 km. It is one of the most recognizable landmarks on earth and is of great cultural significance to the Pitjantjatjara Anangu, the local Aboriginals in the area.