13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The towering shadow cast by Mt. Rinjani on the Pacific Ocean

I was climbing Mt. Rinjani on a several week solo-trip to Indonesia. At the summit of this volcano, it's majestic shadow threw sharp lines over the soft rolling edges of its center, and in that moment I knew I was lucky to be alive.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2013
Date Uploaded: 07.2015
Photo Location: Lombok, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Saleena Subaiya