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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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Photo: Waterfall

Iguaçu Falls

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2010

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A wealth of water—up to 1.6 million gallons ...

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Photo: Foggy park

Meadows Park, Scotland

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2010

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Meadows Park in Edinburgh has its avenues lined with trees ...

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Photo: Water crashing against shore-line rocks

Bering Sea Sunset

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2010

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Water from the Bering Sea crashes on the rocks of ...

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Photo: Stone-marked grave

Stone-Marked Grave, Libya

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2010

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Carefully chosen light and dark stones mark the isolated grave ...

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Photo: Clouds and sunset over water

Waikawau Bay, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2010

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This photo was taken at Waikawau Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand ...

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Photo: San Luis Valley landscape

San Luis Valley, Colorado

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2010

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Southwestern farmers have long shared community-operated waterways, or acequias, like ...

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Photo: Basalt pinnacles on Trotternish Peninsula

Basalt Pinnacles, Scotland

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2010

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On Skye's Trotternish Peninsula, basalt pinnacles loom over ...

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Photo: Sheep near water’s edge

Sheep, Scotland

Photo of the Day, March 19, 2010

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Tangles of seaweed lure a flock of sheep from ...

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Photo: Puffin perched on a rock

Puffin, Shiant Islands

Photo of the Day, March 15, 2010

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Dapper black-and-white razorbills (at right) and bright-beaked puffins (at ...

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Photo: Island covered in fog

Boreray Island, Scotland

Photo of the Day, March 13, 2010

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Fog lifts to reveal the island of Boreray, in ...

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Photo: Aerial view of designs in the desert

Nasca Lines, Peru

Photo of the Day, March 9, 2010

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In the coastal desert of southern Peru, sprawling figures ...

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Photo: Monastery on a steep-sloped peninsula

Simonos Petras Monastery

Photo of the Day, March 7, 2010

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Redoubt of the reclusive, Simonos Petras monastery was founded ...

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Photo: A man looking out from limbs of a bare tree

Hadza Man, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2010

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Long vistas and the dry season's withered vegetation ...

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Photo: Rainbow behind an elephant

Elephant, Kenya

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2010

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A rainbow streams over a lone elephant as it walks in ...

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Photo: Elephants near a watering hole

Elephants, Namibia

Photo of the Day, February 20, 2010

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This shot was taken just before the rainy season in Etosha ...

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Photo: Giraffe in tall grass

Giraffe

Photo of the Day, February 15, 2010

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Giraffe in tall grass

 

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Photo: Zebras huddling

Zebras, Kenya

Photo of the Day, February 12, 2010

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Zebras huddling together

 

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Photo: Moose in a shallow river

Moose, Snake River

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2010

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Two moose finish their last meal of the day as the ...

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Photo: Boat and house on stilts in water

Fishing, Celebes Sea

Photo of the Day, January 29, 2010

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In Semporna, many Filipinos and Malayu who traditionally fish for a ...

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Photo: Small temple silhouetted at twilight

Hanuman Temple, India

Photo of the Day, January 26, 2010

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Image was shot in Hampi, India at sunset of a very ...

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Photo: Volcano and flat cloud

Licancabur Volcano

Photo of the Day, January 23, 2010

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Licancabur Volcano is located on the border between Chile and Bolivia ...

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Photo: Black sheep among white sheep

Black Sheep

Photo of the Day, January 21, 2010

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I left the highway to make a photo of the sunset ...

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Photo: Rainbow at sunset over Painted Hills

Painted Hills Rainbow

Photo of the Day, January 16, 2010

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Taken at the Painted Hills National Monument in Central Oregon near ...

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Photo: Truck and dome-shaped building

Tecopa Hot Springs

Photo of the Day, January 12, 2010

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This was shot in Tecopa Hot Springs south of Death Valley ...

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Photo: Child standing near the ocean

Oceanside

Photo of the Day, January 10, 2010

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One of my little friends who loves the ocean!

 

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Photo: Venice at twilight

Rialto Bridge, Venice

Photo of the Day, January 3, 2010

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Like no other city in the world, Venice balances on both ...

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Photo: Bull kelp along coastline

Coastline, The Snares

Photo of the Day, December 29, 2009

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Bull kelp clings to the coastline of New ...

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Photo: Owachomo Bridge at night, Utah

Owachomo Bridge at Night, Utah

Photo of the Day, December 13, 2009

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A starry night gleams above Owachomo Bridge in ...

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Photo: Openbill storks nesting in marsh trees

Keoladeo National Park, India

Photo of the Day, December 12, 2009

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Openbill storks, a bird indigenous to the region ...

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Photo: Candle spruce trees at night

Candle Spruces at Night, Finland

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2009

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Candle spruces stand frozen before a backdrop of ...

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Photo: Reflection of tree and dock in a lake

Spitfire Lake Reflection

Photo of the Day, November 15, 2009

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Taken on Spitfire Lake in the Adirondack Park at around 7 ...

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Photo: Dark clouds over a green field

Thunderstorm Clouds, Colorado

Photo of the Day, November 6, 2009

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A southern Colorado rancher's field following a massive thunderstorm


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Monastery Window, Ladakh

Photo of the Day, November 3, 2009

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Monastery in northern Ladakh, winter morning.


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Photo: Mossy rocks along a seashore

Santa Monica Shore

Photo of the Day, July 2, 2009

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The low tide uncovered this vibrant ...

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SALAR DE UYUNI, BOLIVIA - Dry waterway branches stretch toward blue water across the massive Salar de Uyuni salt lake in southwestern Bolivia.    C6_321_072  Dry riverbed formations leading to a thin strip of blue water in the huge Salar de Uyuni salt flats in southwestern Bolivia near the city of Potosi; the Salar de Uyuni is believed to be the largest salt lake in the world and is quite disorienting (reminiscent of the Denakil Depression in its eerie, unearthly patterns).

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2009

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Dry waterways branch toward blue water across the ...

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Photo: Openbill storks nesting in marsh trees

Keoladeo National Park, India

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2009

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Openbill storks, a bird indigenous to the region ...

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