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Craters of the Moon

For the Labor Day weekend we decided to go up to Idaho again. I wanted to go to Craters of the Moon, and Zach wanted to hike Mt. 875 more words


Huge Pali Collapse

Pele is active on and above the coastal plain, widening and overplating the flow field. But the distal tip just over a half mile from the ocean remains stalled out for the time being, about a half mile from the ocean. 225 more words

Lava Footage

Capturing the Diversity - two hours in and finally some birds

As we turned the corner I got the first glimpse of Boatswainbird Island.  Too many times I have heard people refer to the Ascension Islands, as if this was an archipelago.  554 more words

Ascension ISland

Into the Darkness of the Ape Caves

The entrance to the Ape Caves on the south side of Mt. St. Helens is surrounded by bright green  moss and ferns and feels welcoming enough. 445 more words


Wildflowers on my mind

Spring seems to have sprung, so my thoughts have been turning toward desert wildflowers, which I understand are blooming in profusion in the lower parts of Death Valley right now—late February, 2016. 87 more words