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Mauna Loa Sunrise
Hawaii

Panoramic view from the caldera rim near the cabin on Mauna Loa at 13250ft (4000 m).

Frost is covering the lava rocks.

It was like being on another planet, no wind, no noise, no life, no insects, no airplanes, absolutely nothing but myself and the most incredible landscape.

Copyright: Luc Van Bavel
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 19401x1791
Uploaded: 23/07/2012
Actualizat: 30/07/2012
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Tags: mauna loa; volcano; sunrise
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