16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Crater's Edge

Gazing the spiral path down to the center of Cinder Cone crater in Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California. A man, barely visible on the top left, descends the rim opposite me, giving scale to the framed photo what our lungs and legs felt on the steep scree hike to the top.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Marcia McGuire