The first word that comes to mind when thinking about government documents is not PRETTY. Statistics, data, law, hearings are more likely what most think of when government documents are mentioned. They are usually heavy on data, legalese or quick brochures on some currently hot topic such as COVID-19. All-in-all rather dry reading. But every so often the only word that does a document full justice is PRETTY, followed by WOW!!!, OMG, or just a plain deep exhalation.
I invite you to step out of the sometimes-dry side of government documents, go beyond your comfort zone, and take a walk on the wild side. But be warned the following link may be addictive. Oh, but what a way to go.
Paste the following link in your browser <https://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/0194/gip194.pdf>, and enjoy. If you must, read the captions, but keep in mind curiosity killed the Cat. But what the heck, so RIP, and above all enjoy!!!
P.S. Having a bad day or need another fix. Here are five more: