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Iguazu Falls, Brazil, 1962

Photo: Aerial view of Iguazu Falls

One of the world's greatest cataracts shatters the Iguazu River between Argentina (near bank) and Brazil. Excursion steamers from Buenos Aires reach the falls in six days. Brazil maintains the elevator and observation tower at left. Rainbows often paint the entire gorge.

(Photo shot on assignment for "Brazil, Oba!" September 1962, National Geographic magazine)

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Photograph by Winfield Parks

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