America’s Great Outdoors Photography from U.S. Department of the Interior

08/06/2013 11:45 AM EDT

Time lapse doesn’t get much better than this.

Twenty-five miles south of Alturas, California, in Northeastern Lassen County, the Tule Mountain Wilderness Study Area was the scene of wildfire in September 2012.  Some of Bob Wick’s amazing time lapse photography of the area in the aftermath can be found at