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Ihe Big Bend region is a place of extremes and contrasts. Ralph and I came across this incredible evidence of the ability of life to hang onto existence in the face of extreme challenges. This cedar tree, clinging to the loose, sandy banks of the Rio Grande, has sent out roots well over thirty feet long to maintain its tenous hold there.


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of Bill Brockmeier

Roots of Determination
catalog# A142,
(price code L)
Roots of Determination, A142
Roots of Determination: 2003, Bill Brockmeier

As stated elsewhere on this site, the actual image file is huge, and a large, final printed image will have finer details than the human eye can resolve at a normal viewing distance of 18 inches (click here for information on prints). In general, the beauty of the full-size print can barely be hinted at by the images displayed here.

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This document was updated on 1/11/07.