May 31, 2012
Claustral Canyon, Australia
Photograph by Carsten Peter, National Geographic
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Veteran guide John Robens (at far left) leads a soggy team through a moss-covered passage in Claustral Canyon, a few hours' hike from their exit point. Canyoneering is all about the serendipity of discovery, he says. "You walk for miles and suddenly you find yourself in this magical spot."
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