Photographs from Tongariro National Park, New Zealand on March 9th, 2011
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The cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe from the South Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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The cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe from the South Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail
Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

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Mountain peaks before dawn, with Venus rising; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain peaks before dawn, with Venus rising; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain peaks before dawn, with Venus rising; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain peaks before dawn, with Venus rising; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain peaks before dawn, with Venus rising; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain peaks before dawn, with Venus rising; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandSnow-capped Mt. Taranaki in the far distance; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandSnow-capped Mt. Taranaki in the far distance; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandView looking west at dawn, approaching the Soda Springs on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandView looking west at dawn, approaching the Soda Springs on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandOur shadows looking west from the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandOur shadows looking west from the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations at the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations at the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations at the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations at the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations at the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations at the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking northwest from the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking northwest from the Mangatepopo Saddle on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe cone of Mt. 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Ngauruhoe from the South Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe from the South Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandRim of the South Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandRim of the South Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, with the Blue Lake in the distance, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, with the Blue Lake in the distance, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe South Crater and the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandIron-rich red rocks, with the Blue Lake in the distance, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandIron-rich red rocks, with the Blue Lake in the distance, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLava formations with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandMountain ridges, with the cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe in the background, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandSpidey with the active volcano Mt. Ngauruhoe (which represented Mt. Doom in the film adaptation of the Lord of the Rings novels), on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandSpidey with the active volcano Mt. Ngauruhoe (which represented Mt. Doom in the film adaptation of the Lord of the Rings novels), on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandCollapsed lava tube in the Red Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandCollapsed lava tube in the Red Crater, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe remains of a collapsed lava tube in the Red Crater, with Mt. Ngaurahoe behind, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe remains of a collapsed lava tube in the Red Crater, with Mt. Ngaurahoe behind, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe remains of a collapsed lava tube in the Red Crater, with Mt. Ngaurahoe behind, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe remains of a collapsed lava tube in the Red Crater, with Mt. Ngaurahoe behind, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Red Crater with the remains of a collapsed lava tube, on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers descending toward the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers descending toward the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers descending toward the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers descending toward the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandThe Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers at the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers at the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers at the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandHikers at the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking southeast over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandOne of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandOne of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking east over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking east over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking east over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLooking east over one of the Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLake Rotoaira, from near the Ketetahi Hut on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New ZealandLake Rotoaira, from near the Ketetahi Hut on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail; Tongariro National Park, New Zealand