17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mayon Volcano

Mayon is an active volcano in Albay, Philippines. It has erupted many times in the past; the most destructive one was in the 1800 when the lava buried a church and what remains today is the belfry. Its beauty is deceiving.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Legazpi, Philippines
Camera: iPhone 6 Plus
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