A coin-operated telescope overlooks Seal Rocks at San Francisco’s Lands End.
Joshua trees grow among ancient rocks at California’s Mojave National Preserve.
A lonely highway leads through the Joshua Trees of California’s Mojave National Preserve.
The SS Jeremiah O’Brien—one of only two surviving operational Liberty ships from World War II—docked at San Francisco’s Pier 45 with the city as its backdrop.
Basalt lava flows in the Mojave National Preserve, California.
The evening sun lights San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, as seen from the Coastal Trail at Lands End.
A high-flying jet leaves a contrail in the desert sky over the Mojave National Preserve, California.
Detail of the 1907 Hercules, a tugboat now moored at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park at Fisherman’s Wharf.
A yucca tree grows near a rocky outcropping in the Mojave National Preserve, California.
The 245-foot-tall clock tower atop San Francisco’s Ferry Building rises into the Bay Area sky.