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Autumn Foliage, Vermont and New Hampshire, 1997

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As seen from neighboring Vermont, autumn begins to sprinkle the White Mountains of New Hampshire with color.

"Winter rules here in Vermont, but the rest of the seasons make up in splendor for what they lack in length. 'At times there's a luxury in the beauty, and at other times an austerity,' says a local poet. 'But the beauty is always there."

—From "Vermont: Suite of Seasons," September 1998, National Geographic magazine

Photograph by Michael S. Yamashita

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