17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
New Land Forming

A cinder cone erupts lava into the night from Volcano Nyiragongo in Africa's first National Park, Virunga, in DR Congo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Ted Gatlin