March 30, 2010
Photograph by Paolo Pellegrin, National Geographic
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
Floating on dreams and whispers, girls from a West Bank village cool off in the salt-laden waters of the Dead Sea. With its main tributary, the Jordan, at less than a tenth of its former volume, the inland sea has dropped some 70 feet since 1978.
See more photographs from the April 2010 feature story "Parting the Waters