Valley of the Volcano
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+ Comments Valley of the Volcano - July 19, 2012

The landslide that precipitated the 1980 eruption moved the majority of the mountains volume down into the valley. Entire chunks of the mountain, called Hummocks, where transported whole down the valley.

The eruption provided conclusive evidence to explain the origins of similar bulging small hills seen around other volcanos, such as Mt. Shasta in California.

Taken from the Hummocks Trail, when I found a clearing devoid of the previously mentioned caterpillars...

July 6, 2012
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
40 mm
1/100 sec @ f 8
ISO 100
Flash: Not Fired