a Penjing landscape by Yee-sun Wu. This wonderful Chinese landscape belongs to the Man Lung collection in Hong Kong. The trees are Chinese Bird Plums (Sageretia Theezans) and together make up a very realistic scenery. The trees, rock
Earth’s inner fires surface at Beppu, a city of mineral springs on Kyushu. Geologists believe the basin that forms the Inland Sea was creating by faulting, which split a single landmass into the islands of Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku.
Above the Canopy. Old growth redwood dwarfs new growth trees. Taken in California's Bear Creek Watershed. The largest continuous old growth redwood forest. Photograph by Michael Nichols for National Geographic.