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Photo of the Day : Adventure & Exploration

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Antarctica Lab

Photo of the Day, October 1, 2009

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Dr. Edward Atkinson in his Antarctica lab ...

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Photo: Man exploring a cavern

Cavern Explorer, Tennessee

Photo of the Day, September 21, 2009

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Underground you can still be the first person on Earth ...

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Sunrise Over Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2009

This Week in Photo of the Day: Mount Everest

Sunrise over Mount Everest


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Mount Everest's North Face, Tibet

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2009

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A climber gazes at the north face of Mount Everest. Tibet ...

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Mountain Reflection, Tibet

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2009

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After taking some shots at Mount Everest Base Camp (Tibet side ...

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Photo: Clouds near Mount Everest

Clouds Near Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2009

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This photo was taken on the way to Everest Base Camp ...

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Stars Over Campsite, Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2009

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Sherpas prepare their meals at Camp 2 as the stars appear ...

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Prayer Flags, Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2009

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Prayer flags stretch across Base Camp on Mount Everest, with Nuptse ...

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Photo: A Sherpa crossing the Khumbu Icefall

Khumbu Icefall Traverse, Nepal

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2009

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Sherpa Nima Dorje Tamang traverses a ladder on the Khumbu Icefall ...

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

Tuckerman Ravine Rest, New England

Photo of the Day, March 19, 2009

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

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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