September 2, 2013

Makana Ridge, Kauai

Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, National Geographic

Knife-edged Makana Ridge towers over Kē'ē Beach and the community of Hā'ena on the eastern edge of Nā Pali Coast on Kauai, Hawaii. Kauai made a splash on the big screen as the place where Jurassic Park was filmed.

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