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Campfire
Blustery Boston Night
Canyon Wall in Antelope Canyon
A Posing Gator, Everglades, Florida
Balancing on the Summit of Mount Liberty
Aftermath of a Forest Fire
Mississippi River at Sunset, as seen from the air
Helicopter Returning to Fire with Bucket
Beautiful View from the Top of Jay Peak, Vermont
Fire Fighting Helicopter with full Bucket of Water
Sunset in the City
Beauty of the Beast 3
I Dare You
Beauty of the Beast 2
Beauty of the Beast
Indian women pile bricks atop their heads for transport to the wood-firing kiln.
A Fury of Flames
An evening chant at Shwedagon Pagoda
Spontaneous Return to Childhood Fun
Bird Houses in India
City at night
Flash Photography of a very linear heelflip
Yosemite Chapel after Snowfall
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Beauty of the Beast 3

A wildfire is a threatening, yet beautiful sight. The Pioneer Fire burning in the Boise National Forest started July 18, 2016 eight miles North of Idaho City. It spread North, Northeast and Northwest creating a horseshoe of fire surrounding Lowman, Idaho (population 200). Local residents watched clouds of vaporous smoke billow energetically as trees and brush exploded into fires. Though threatening, one couldn’t help but wonder at the energy and beauty the fire displayed. By September 3, the fire will have burned 180,000 acres (281 square miles).

TAGS: Artistic, Dramatic, Idaho, United States

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Boise, Idaho, United States of America
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© Nancy Armstrong.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 3, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Lowman, Idaho, United States of America