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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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Picture of a farm worker silhouetted against a controlled blaze in Puerto Rico

Cane Field, Puerto Rico

Photo of the Day, December 27, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

In a cane field in Puerto Rico, a mechanical ...

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Picture of a woman walking with a wicker basket, Provins, France

Provins, France

Photo of the Day, December 14, 2012

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Wearing a traditional bonnet, a woman in Provins, France ...

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Picture of a sunrise over the sandstone mountains of Saxony, Germany

Sunrise, Saxony

Photo of the Day, November 28, 2012

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Sunrise from the Bastei. It was the ...

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Picture of an autumn landscape in Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey

Photo of the Day, November 23, 2012

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During a lovely sunrise in autumn, the ...

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Picture of oryx in the dunes of Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia

Oryx, Namibia

Photo of the Day, November 19, 2012

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Oryx captured in Namib-Naukluft National Park in ...

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Picture of wildflowers on a mountainside in Abruzzo, Italy

Abruzzo, Italy

Photo of the Day, November 11, 2012

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Wildflowers in the morning sun in the ...

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Picture of a winter landscape in Yosemite National Park

Winter Morning, Yosemite

Photo of the Day, November 8, 2012

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All that is required to surprise and ...

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Picture of homes and temples in the Nepal town of Tsarang

Mustang Province, Nepal

Photo of the Day, October 25, 2012

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Dusk falls over the temples and homes of Tsarang ...

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Picture of Hverfjall crater in the moonlight, Iceland

Hverfjall Crater, Iceland

Photo of the Day, October 17, 2012

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When Hverfjall erupted 2,500 years ago, no one ...

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Picture of Garnet Lake in the Ansel Adams Wilderness Area

Garnet Lake, California

Photo of the Day, October 14, 2012

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Late summer thunderheads build above Garnet Lake.

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Picture of a herd of elephants in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya

Red Elephants, Kenya

Photo of the Day, October 10, 2012

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The "red elephants" of Kenya's Tsavo East National ...

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Picture of dragon’s blood trees on the island of Socotra

Dragon’s Blood Trees, Socotra

Photo of the Day, October 8, 2012

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A full moon rises over the Diksam Plateau, where ...

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Picture of Snake River in Wyoming

Snake River Headwaters, Wyoming

Photo of the Day, October 7, 2012

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Snake River Headwaters
Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming
387.5 ...

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Picture of Muckross Lake in Ireland

Muckross Lake, Ireland

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2012

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Captured on Muckross Lake as the first green shoots ...

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Pictures of climbers along a trail in Nepal

Kali Gandaki River, Nepal

Photo of the Day, September 28, 2012

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Climbers and scientists follow a trail above the Kali ...

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Picture of snow-covered trees in Alaska

Frosted Trees, Alaska

Photo of the Day, September 27, 2012

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I took this photo from my back deck in ...

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Picture of Catamount Mountain, New York

Catamount Mountain, Adirondacks

Photo of the Day, September 24, 2012

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Conifers green the crevices of Catamount Mountain while the ...

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Picture of an aurora borealis above the Arctic Circle

Aurora Borealis, Svalbard

Photo of the Day, September 22, 2012

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I was visiting Longyearbyen, Svalbard, way up over the ...

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Picture of Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland

Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2012

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The volcano Eyjafjallajökull, in Iceland, just before dawn on ...

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Picture of a desert rose on the cliffs of Socotra

Desert Rose, Socotra

Photo of the Day, September 17, 2012

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A desert rose anchors itself on the Maalah cliffs ...

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Picture of the Bruneau-Jarbridge River Wilderness in Idaho

Bruneau River System, Idaho

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2012

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Bruneau River System
Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness, Idaho
94.7 ...

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Picture of a volcanic ridge in Iceland

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Photo of the Day, September 13, 2012

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The first beams of a June day spotlight a ...

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Picture of Bryce Canyon at sunrise

Sunrise, Bryce Canyon

Photo of the Day, September 7, 2012

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At Inspiration Point, one of the best experiences ever ...

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Picture of Litlanesfoss, Iceland, seen from above

Litlanesfoss, Iceland

Photo of the Day, September 4, 2012

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At Litlanesfoss, the waterfall cross-sections an ancient lava flow ...

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Picture of star trails over the Atlantic Ocean

Star Trails, New Jersey

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2012

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Taken on April 19, 2012, in Strathmere, New Jersey ...

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Picture of a small airplane flying over the Tami River in Serbia

Airplane, Serbia

Photo of the Day, August 30, 2012

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The River Tami near Pančevo, Vojvodina, Serbia

(This photo and caption ...

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Picture of a flamingo at a natural hot spring in Bolivia

Flamingo, Bolivia

Photo of the Day, August 23, 2012

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Taken at sunrise at Termas de Chalviri, Bolivia, in January 2012 ...

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Picture of a rock formation off a beach in Japan

Shoreline, Japan

Photo of the Day, August 21, 2012

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Kitaibaraki City, Japan

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Photo: The Tash Rabat Caravanserai landmark in Kyrgyzstan

Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Photo of the Day, August 10, 2012

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In the wild territories of south Kyrgyzstan, not far from the ...

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Picture of a house in the middle of Drina River near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia

River House, Serbia

Photo of the Day, August 2, 2012

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A house in the middle of the Drina River near the ...

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Photo: A forest in Germany

Morning Forest, Germany

Photo of the Day, June 28, 2012

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Photo was taken on September 25, 2011, at 7:46 ...

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Photo: The village of Gásadalur in the Faroe Islands

Village, Faroe Islands

Photo of the Day, June 26, 2012

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The village of Gásadalur with the island of Mykines in ...

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Photo: A snow-dusted landscape in Wyoming

Snowfall, Wyoming

Photo of the Day, June 24, 2012

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While traveling on business I came across this magnificent winter ...

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Photo: A sunset over a river in Sri Lanka

Sunset, Sri Lanka

Photo of the Day, June 20, 2012

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Driving along the coastal road by a river, the sunset ...

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Photo: A dock stretching out into the water on the coast of Cuba

Playa Flamenco, Cuba

Photo of the Day, June 17, 2012

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The north coast of Cuba has some of the most ...

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Photo: A nighttime view of the Matterhorn

Matterhorn at Night

Photo of the Day, June 13, 2012

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The Matterhorn, 14,691 feet (4,478 meters), at full ...

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