With salt piles like this, who needs the Grand Canyon? Early rays transform Eastern Minerals across the street into a natural wonder.
Reminds us of Lott's wife: A column of salt, in this case being unloaded from the bulk carrier Rodanthi under the flag of Malta, Korean Register of Shipping
It looks as if this ship has been a naughty girl:
22 recorded deficiencies. Fire main isolating valves seized. Emergency escape from pipe tunnel permanently secured. Chain locker doors and fosc’le hatch not fully dogged. EPIRB non operational. Crew members medical certificates expired. Crew training in lifeboat drill inadequate.
A ship is only as good as the man behind the wheel.
One day short of a mile, the Wolf Moon -- waning gibbous with 96% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated -- framed by winter branches of our native Black Cherry (Prunus serotina) -- setting in the west early morning.