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The West is not just about the varied terrain in which we live, but the collection of perspectives and realities of the people who occupy this inspiring land. Add your voice to High Country News – or enjoy those of other readers – and embrace your community of fellow people who care about the West.

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The Big Island of Hawaii in 2008 as she is expanding herself!

Feb 19, 2010 12:58 PM
What a wild pix. You captured it.
Photo of Lava, rocks and sea
Feb 19, 2010 02:17 PM
What a beautiful combination of the different forces of nature converging!