20 Majestic Mountain and Canyon Photographs

Mountain photography and canyon photography both offer opportunities for photos that portray a grand sense of scale.  Whereas mountains are generally formed from the collision and subduction of Earth’s tectonic plates, canyons are formed from erosion.  These processes take thousands of years, but it’s well worth the wait, as they are some of the most majestic natural features on Earth.

In this post, you’ll find 20 majestic mountain photos and canyon photos from landscapes around the world.  Whether at the base of a mountain or on the canyon floor, or viewing it from high above, the beauty of our planet is shown in these photographs.

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Enjoy!

Shadowed Land by John Parminter

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Furios Mountain by mselam

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Vallanaraju by Alexandre Buisse

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Canyon de Chelly, Arizona from NationalGeographic

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Mountain Graceful by Marc Adamus

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Guardian of the Glens by John Parminter

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Lower Antelope Canyon by Photoboy1002001

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Bryce Canyon by ernieleo

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South Sister by Metro

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Grand Canyon by Tony Eckersley

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Bryce Canyon in HDR by ashwynrao

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Gokyo Ri by ptera

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Tangnag by ptera

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Yosemite Reflections by Patrick Smith

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Gokyo Lake by edmarland

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Dawn Bliss by memeflux

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Smoky Mountain Fog by maryleeusa

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Sunset Shower by Willy Paglilla

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Touched by the Sun by Willy Paglilla

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The Ankogel by rrvistas

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