Las gencianas brotan entre las hierbas del desierto de Rangipo, Tongariro

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10 de julio de 2009

Marsh gentians unfurl amid native grasses in the Rangipo Desert, east of Tongariro's three great peaks. It's a welcome sight on this high plateau, where frost often strikes and volcanic fires regularly scorch the ground.