Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument (Mother Nature’s) 5

Kilauea Iki Pit Crater

Kɪlauea Iki Pit Crater

Do you think of manmade when you hear the word monument?

I am always inspired by Mother Nature’s work, so naturally I had to go a different direction. Differences make our word more interesting after all.

Volcanoes are monuments to Earth’s origin, evidence that its primordial forces are still at work. — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park home page.

This week, for the WordPress Daily Post weekly photo challenge, Ben asks:

In this week’s challenge, show us your take on a monument (broadly defined). It could be a fresh angle on a well-known tourist site, or a place nobody knows outside your community. It doesn’t even have to be an official monument. A legendary coffeehouse, a churchyard cemetery, the remains of a treehouse you’d built as a kid — anything can be monumental as long as it’s imbued with a shared sense of importance.


  1. Nice take on the Monument theme! My thought for nature’s monuments revolved around mountains, the great ones. If there were anything more than hills anywheres around where I live, I would have gone that route. But I don’t know if there are any mountains in Missouri, at least in the NW part. I love mountains, but they tend to attract too much snow. 🙂

    You’re welcome to come and see what my take on the theme is:

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