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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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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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Photo: Bull kelp along coastline

Coastline, The Snares

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2009

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Bull kelp clings to the coastline of New ...

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Photo: Giraffes at sunset

Giraffes at Sunset, Masai Mara Park, Kenya

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2009

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After a safari in the Masai Mara Park we were ...

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Photo: Morning in a lake with a moose cow and calf

Moose Cow and Calf, Mayfield Lake

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2009

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Morning draws a moose cow and calf into the ...

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Haw Creek Falls, Arkansas, at Night

Photo of the Day, March 21, 2009

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Bathed in moonlight and swollen with floodwater, the rush ...

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Photo: Toad River Valley, Canada

Toad River Valley, Canada

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2009

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Like curtains drawn across the landscape, the walls of ...

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Photo: Owachomo Bridge at night, Utah

Owachomo Bridge at Night, Utah

Photo of the Day, March 6, 2009

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A starry night gleams above Owachomo Bridge in Utah ...

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Photo: Rock Fort, India

Rock Fort at Sunrise, India

Photo of the Day, February 22, 2009

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This photo is taken at the top of the 83-meter-high Rock ...

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Pool in Marble Canyon, Arizona

Photo of the Day, January 29, 2009

Beyond the roar of the Colorado River, a pool of silence. Discovering this hushed limestone sanctuary at Shinumo Wash in ...

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Desert of Death, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, January 21, 2009

Like drifting clouds, hilltops mirrored in a mirage appear to float behind a Land-Rover. The illusion is created by heat ...

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The grotto shelters Anasazi ruins, valley and canyons beyond.

Canyonland Grotto, Utah

Photo of the Day, January 2, 2009

A vaulted grotto with a skylight shelters the ruins of cliff dwellings. The Anasazi, or Ancient Ones, tilled corn in ...

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