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White Mountains California | Photo Art Print

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The white Mountains Eastern California

Driving through the White Mountains takes you through desolate scrub foothills and up narrow and steep grades until you reach above eleven thousand feet. The air is dry and the terrain harsh. Vegetation at this height has thinned considerably, as you can see if this landscape photograph. White dolomite shards cover the high slopes of these mountains, and thus, the name 'White Mountains.' 

Near the summit of the White Mountains is one of the driest regions on Earth. Deserts are defined not by heat but by a low presence of water. At this elevation, precipitation is likely to be snow or ice.  

This harsh environment is where these bristlecone pines survive best. On the hillside here, you can see numerous dead bristlecone pines. Some of the dead, petrified trees date back 10,000 years. It is incredible that these trees can survive in such conditions; the length of their lives is even more so. Some people will say that the bristlecone pine is the oldest living organism on Earth. 

© Dan Kosmayer, 2009

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Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.

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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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