The sun begins to rise on Utah’s Stansbury Island along the shore of the Great Salt Lake.
The Malecón stretches into the distance in San Miguel, Cozumel, Mexico.
The 173,000 heliostats of the Ivanpah Solar Power Facility concentrate sunlight onto three towers containing boilers to generate steam for electricity in California near the Nevada border.
A panoramic view of the city of Pocatello, Idaho, as seen from a nearby hillside.
Harris Creek meanders through the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Texas.
The first light of day crests the mountains on the outskirts of Pocatello, Idaho.
The sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico and the Galveston, Texas, beach. (Click the photo to view a larger version)
A panoramic view of the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy, docked in Cozumel, Mexico. (Click the photo to view a larger version)