66 Between the Rains, Big Island, Hawaii

(Image, June 2003, © 2005 M. Childers)  

Many water-cut gorges in the eastern volcanic layers of Mauna Kea run down to the Hamakua Coast. The northeastern edge of the Big Island receives 133 inches of rain a year. Between the downpours, tannin-laden streams surge over waterfalls and through some of the most verdant canyons on Earth.
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