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Photo of the Day : Adventure & Exploration

(113 photos)

Photo: Visitors resting with bare legs in snow, New England

Tuckerman Ravine Rest, New England

Photo of the Day, March 19, 2009

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The mountain's moods aren't all bad. Spring ...

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Photo: Cave of Crystals, Mexico

Cave of Crystals, Mexico

Photo of the Day, March 9, 2009

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Massive beams of selenite dwarf human explorers in Mexico ...

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Photo: Kolmanskop, Namibia

Kolmanskop, Namibia

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2009

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This photograph was made in Kolmanskop, Namibia. Kolmanskop is an abandoned ...

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Diver in Coral Garden, Dominica Island, Caribbean Sea

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2009

Off Scotts Head, Dominica Island, a sunken garden of sponges and coral rewards a visitor, part of a growing stream ...

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F-105 Fighters, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, January 8, 2009

A haze of smoke veils the silver snouts of the "Flying Tigers," an F-105 squadron which, at the time of ...

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