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Foggy Lake
Caesar's Sunset
A Pacific Tree frog on a hydrangea in northwest Washington state
A yellow rose with a bug
Milky Way Over the Oregon Painted Hills
ice cream at Lake Mendota sunset
The Queen of the Night
gazing out at San Francisco from Mt Tam
Milky Way Over the Oregon Painted Hills
cows lined up in field
Smiling Gator
Today, beauty. Tomorrow, destruction.
Lower Lewis River Falls, Washington
Cross section of tree on shoreline of Hagg Lake
A man sitting on a tree
A time well served
Hong Kong bikes at sunset
Brother & Sister
Galaxyset
Galapagos Sea Lions fighting for the bench on Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos
Fish Market in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos.
What lies ahead
Amboli Tiger
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Today, beauty. Tomorrow, destruction.

On a clear day such as this one, Mayon Volcano's majesty overshadows its ability to cause destruction. Located in the province of Albay in the Philippines, Mayon Volcano is an active stratovolcano in the Bicol Region of the country. Known for having a "perfect" cone, it is both a blessing and a burden to the province. A blessing because it brings tourists from all over the world and provides healthy volcanic soil for the province's agricultural products. A burden because in every eruption, it affects the economy of the entire region.

TAGS: Environment, Landscape, Nature, Philippines, Travel, Volcano

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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 03.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
Camera Make: samsung
Camera Model: SM-G950F
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1952
Aperture: f1.7
ISO: ISO40
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PHOTO LOCATION Daraga Municipality, Philippines