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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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Photo: A misty mountain range

Morning Mist, Knuckles Range

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2011

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Watching the morning mist move over the Knuckles range in ...

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Photo: Sunlit hills and sand dunes in Ireland

Inishowen, Ireland

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2011

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Morning sun touches the hills and sand dunes of ...

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Photo: Waves crashing over rocks covered with sea grass and kelp

Bodega Head, California

Photo of the Day, May 18, 2011

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Bright green sea grass and shiny kelp hold fast ...

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Photo: Camel thorn trees silhouetted against sand dunes

Camel Thorn Trees, Namibia

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2011

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Tinted orange by the morning sun, a soaring dune ...

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Photo: A sunset view from a mountain summit

Mount Rocciamelone, Italy

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2011

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Sunset view from the summit of Mount Rocciamelone (3 ...

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Photo: Coastal town of Yalta at twilight

Yalta

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2011

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Phosphorescent dusk settles over Yalta, a fashionable resort for ...

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Photo: Photographer in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2011

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In the early morning of January 22, 2011, a ...

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Photo: Image of the Brooklyn Bridge projected on a wall

Brooklyn Bridge

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2011

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A postcard view of the Brooklyn Bridge receives a ...

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Photo: A viaduct in morning fog

Morning Fog, Canada

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2011

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The Lethbridge Viaduct is the largest railway structure in ...

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Photo: Tannin-darkened waters of Rio Negro flowing across the sand on the coast of Brazil

Rio Negro, Brazil

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2011

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Water dark with tannin inspired the name Rio Negro ...

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Photo: Woman standing at the edge of Badab Sourt Spring

Badab Sourt Spring, Iran

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2011

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Main spring in Badab Sourt in winter time. Badab ...

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Photo: Boulder amid grassland

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Park, South Dakota

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2011

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A glacial remnant boulder is surrounded by grassland in ...

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Photo: A pond in Kemeri National Park

Kemeri National Park, Latvia

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2011

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Left behind when the Baltic receded millennia ago, the ...

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Photo: Lightning strike over the city of Scottsdale

Lightning, Arizona

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2011

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This is a time exposure of four lightning strikes ...

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Photo: A tree in a green field

Spring Field

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2011

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The slim sun of February heats the ground waiting ...

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Photo: The Matterhorn as seen from Riffel Lake

Matterhorn

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2011

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Radiant at sunrise, the Matterhorn towers over Riffel Lake ...

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Photo: Aerial of eroded landscape

Eroded Landscape, Madagascar

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2011

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Pockets of eroded earth create leaf shapes in the ...

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Photo: A stream running through a canyon

Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Alaska

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2011

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In the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes a stream ...

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Photo: Chikuminuk Lake, Alaska

Chikuminuk Lake, Alaska

Photo of the Day, March 4, 2011

Chikuminuk Lake reflects the raw wilderness of 1.6-million-acre Wood-Tikchik State Park. One of the largest state parks in the ...

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Photo: Lone zebra wandering across a plain

Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2011

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Lone zebra at dusk in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

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Photo: Group of crows in flight

Crows

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2011

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A murder of crows in northern California

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Photo: Livestock in Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands

Photo of the Day, February 12, 2011

Scottish Highlands

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Photo: Horse running near mountains

Horse

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2011

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Running after the horse to capture this photo

(This photo and ...

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Photo: Summer storm in the Peak District

Peak District, England

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2011

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Amazing light before a summer storm in the Peak District

(This ...

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Photo: Ipanema Beach at night

Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2011

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Ipanema Beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, at night

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Photo: Golden Gate Bridge at night

Bay Bridge, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, January 19, 2011

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I wasn't even supposed to get this photo—I only ...

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Photo: Cotton grass field in Iceland

Cotton Grass, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 16, 2011

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This photograph was taken in July of 2010 while hiking in ...

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Photo: Clouds over Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 14, 2011

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During a magic trip driving round Iceland, it was raining a ...

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Photo: Snow-covered trees in a field

Alberta, Canada

Photo of the Day, January 2, 2011

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Beautiful frost at sunset in Alberta

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Photo: Seaside landscape

Cuba Coast

Photo of the Day, December 29, 2010

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I took this in the early morning in Cuba ...

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Photo: Namsto lake

Namsto Lake, Tibet

Photo of the Day, December 24, 2010

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In Tibetan, Namsto means “Heavenly Lake,” and the serene ...

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Photo: Irish landscape

Giant’s Causeway, Ireland

Photo of the Day, December 22, 2010

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People visiting Northern Ireland necessarily go to the Giant ...

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Photo: Serengeti sunset

Serengeti, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, December 18, 2010

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This was shot in the Serengeti, Tanzania, April 2010 ...

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Photo: Iceland landscape

Lagoon, Iceland

Photo of the Day, December 14, 2010

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I travelled around Iceland for two weeks with my ...

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Photo: Twilight in Santorini

Santorini, Greece

Photo of the Day, December 2, 2010

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I went to Santorini toward the end of the ...

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Photo: Storm clouds over a bay

Storm Clouds, Nushagak Bay

Photo of the Day, December 1, 2010

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Storm clouds gather over Nushagak Bay, where a tempest ...

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