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Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

  • Haleakalā, a long-dormant volcano, looms 10,023 feet above the wave-lapped shoreline of Maui. It is Maui’s dominant landform, accounting for about three-quarters of the island’s surface area.

  • Long before anyone thought of national parks, folks were heading down into Mammoth Cave to see the sights. And if you've ever visited this incredible underground labyrinth, you understand why.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

  • Grizzly bears and wolves don't always get along, but as this video footage obtained by USGS researchers in Glacier National Park demonstrates, sometimes they will tolerate each other.

Sunday, June 29th, 2008