Bora Winds

a photo of banner trees
Intense cold winds off the tundra have killed the branches on the windward side of these trees, known as banner trees, at treeline in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Photos courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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