November 3, 2011

Leaves, Cascade Lake

Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

In New York’s Adirondacks, ash and maple leaves float on Cascade Lake, mere particles in the biomass the park sheds every autumn in the form of fallen leaves.

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