15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hapuu ferns

These ferns grow into towering tree ferns and are found along the high rim of the active volcano, Kilauea, on the big island of Hawaii. It is otherworldly to view the smoke and fire of the volcano at a distance through this small tropical forest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Volcano, HI, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © cheryl armon