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Big Shark Bigger Ocean
Lady Liberty off in the distance.
Magnified Moral Compass
Sweat and Smoke
Corn Harvest Buries Country Elevators.
Through the Valley
Stunt plane
Peek-a-boo view of the Duomo in Florence, Italy
The duck floats
SUPERMOON while boating
Artistic detail in Schloss Hellbrun
Shore Break
grasshoppers' love
A Kansas Farmer Plants His Crop.
A double pink hibiscus while hiking Koko Head Botanical Gardens
Long Eared Owl
Sunrise over Maui
Hawaiian green sea turtles on Laniakea Beach, Oahu
Looking out over Cape Town.
Impala crossing the street.
Cave
Heading out on an elephant-back safari.
Forever Comrades.
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Shore Break

This was taken just days after the lava flow 61G first hit the ocean. What an amazing sight to see how the Hawaiian Islands were created first hand. You could feel the heat on your face! We noticed a few brave hikers walking up to the edge for a better look at the lava flow, then you realize just how big the flow really is. It was an absolutely incredible moment!

TAGS: Hawaii, Nature, Ocean, Volcano

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Aiea, Hawaii, United States of America
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© Leighton Lum.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Filed Under: Sustainable Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2016, 12:31 a.m.
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