American Southwest

from Chapter One "The Land"

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Taken just after sunrise west of Big Bend Park showing Mexico in distance across river. A flash fill was used to illuminate the foreground.

I was pleased to find this photo published
as a postage stamp in 1999 (below). I first learned about this when a collector wrote and asked me to autograph his First Day Issue envelope. (The photo, I found out, had been released earlier by National Geographic.)

by Bruce Dale JWP, r146 f30 #5937-018 © Nat Geo Soc ASW book page 38-9