Stars and the Milky Way rise above ancient bristlecone pine trees, in the White Mountains at an elevation of 10,000' above sea level.  These are some of the oldest trees in the world, reaching 4000 years in age.


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Image ID: 0199395-PCO

Stars and the Milky Way rise above ancient bristlecone pine trees

Stars and the Milky Way rise above ancient bristlecone pine trees, in the White Mountains at an elevation of 10,000' above sea level. These are some of the oldest trees in the world, reaching 4000 years in age.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Phillip Colla

Image dimensions: 7200x4800