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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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Photo: Stratus clouds over Inglefield Bay

Stratus Clouds, Greenland

Photo of the Day, October 19, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From New National Geographic Books

Eight hundred miles south of the North ...

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Photo: Walrus skull in a field of wildflowers

Walrus Skull, Bristol Bay

Photo of the Day, October 7, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From New National Geographic Books

A walrus skull sits alone in a ...

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Photo: Hot air balloons flying over rock formations

Hot Air Balloons, Cappadocia

Photo of the Day, September 27, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos With Tips From Photographer Catherine Karnow

The success of a photograph ...

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Photo: A tree reflected in a Nove Mlyny, Czech Republic, reservoir

Nove Mlyny, Czech Republic

Photo of the Day, September 23, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos With Tips From Photographer Catherine Karnow

When shooting landscapes, good light ...

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Photo: An autumn vista

Autumn Landscape, Adirondacks

Photo of the Day, August 30, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Sunlight dapples the shoulders of Algonquin and Wright, two ...

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Photo: A Tuareg walking across a desert

Tuareg, Algeria

Photo of the Day, August 22, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Evening winds stir the robes of a Tuareg striding ...

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Photo: A mountain valley enshrouded in fog

Morning Fog, Adirondacks

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Morning fog shrouds the surface of Bear Pond and ...

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Photo: Ruins of an ancient village emerge from a lake

Ancient Ruins, Portugal

Photo of the Day, August 9, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

The ruins of an ancient village submerged by the ...

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Photo: A rocky landscape in Peneda-Gerês National Park

Peneda-Gerês National Park, Portugal

Photo of the Day, August 7, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

A blend of wilderness and civilization, Portugal's Peneda-Ger ...

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Photo: Desert dunes

Namib Desert Dunes

Photo of the Day, August 2, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Over thousands of years winds have sculpted sand in ...

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Photo: A herd of elephants in Kenya

Elephants, Kenya

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Our third day in Amboseli National Park in Kenya and serendipity ...

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Photo: A herd of springbok

Springbok, Namibia

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

A herd of springbok bounds across Sperrgebiet National Park, 5.4 ...

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Photo: A paraglider photographed against a sand dune

Paraglider, Glamis Dunes

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

Glamis Dunes in California, taken with a Canon EOS 7D ...

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Photo: Rocks and beach at Cape Alava

Cape Alava, Washington

Photo of the Day, June 24, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

Cape Alava is the westernmost point in the lower 48 ...

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Photo: Fishing cabins in the mist

Dawn, Hwacheon

Photo of the Day, June 22, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

Calm and serene view of a misty fishing place around ...

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Photo: A bare tree against a colorful background at Arches National

Tree, Arches National Park

Photo of the Day, June 19, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

Was photographing one of the arches in Arches National Park ...

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Photo: The morning skyline of silhouetted temples

Sunrise Skyline, Bagan

Photo of the Day, June 12, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

Known for its more than 4,000 temples in a ...

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Photo: Hot air balloons float over the landscape

Balloon Flight, Bagan

Photo of the Day, June 10, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

Floating over the 2,300 temples at dawn in Bagan ...

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Photo: A misty mountain range

Morning Mist, Knuckles Range

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

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

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