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Photo of the Day : Nature & Weather

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Photo: A woman swimming in a lake in Chile during a rainstorm

Rainstorm, Chile

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

My sister in the south of Chile. We were sitting ...

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Photo: Mount Bromo emitting smoke

Mount Bromo, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, June 7, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

Taken in the morning at Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia ...

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Photo: Vehicles driving over salt flats in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2012

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

On the eastern margin of Salar de Uyuni in ...

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Photo: Scientists collecting samples from a giant redwood tree

Redwood Tree, California

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2012

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

Partway up a 350-foot tree, botanist Marie Antoine (at ...

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Photo: A volcanologist on Mutnovsky volcano in Kamchatka, Russia

Mutnovsky Volcano, Kamchatka

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2012

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

A volcanologist strides through a murky expanse of steam ...

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Photo: A tent belonging to the expedition team on the rim of the Nyirangongo volcano

Nyiragongo Volcano Expedition

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2012

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

A cooking tent belonging to expedition scientists glows in ...

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Photo: A hiker standing along a trail in the mountains of Oregon

Hiker, Oregon

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2012

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

A hiker pauses on the Neahkahnie Mountain Trail, located ...

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Photo: Water pouring over the ledge of Godafoss waterfall in Iceland

Godafoss, Iceland

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2012

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

A glacial torrent pours over a 40-foot-high ledge at ...

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Photo: Pedestrians walk across the Charles Bridge in Prague.

Charles Bridge, Prague

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2012

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

Prague's Charles Bridge at night as a dense ...

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Photo: Aerial view of the Alatna River

Alatna River Valley, Gates of the Arctic

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2012

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

Alatna River Valley, August 19, 2010
"I paddled across ...

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Photo: A couple rests at a campsite in Glacier Bay National Park.

Hikers, Glacier Bay National Park

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2012

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

My wife and I paddled up the west arm ...

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Photo: A detail of the rings of a sequoia tree in Yosemite National Park

Sequoia Tree, Yosemite National Park

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2012

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

The life rings of a sequoia tree in Yosemite ...

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Photo: Mount Moran reflected in the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park

Mount Moran, Grand Teton National Park

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2012

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

Mount Moran is reflected in Snake River at Oxbow ...

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Photo: A hiker posing for a self-portrait in Joshua Tree National Park

Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2012

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

A clear night at Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National ...

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Photo: Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park

Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2012

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

Most people know about the Hoh Rain Forest in ...

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Photo: A whale shark feeding on plankton off the coast of Djibouti

Whale Shark, Gulf of Tadjoura

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2012

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

In winter young whale sharks come to feed on ...

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Photo: A boy running through the rain in Bangladesh

Rainfall, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2012

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

Villagers along the southern coast of Bangladesh not only ...

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Photo: Foliage surrounding the Hraunfossar waterfall in Iceland

Hraunfossar Waterfall, Iceland

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2012

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

Hraunfossar waterfall in September looks much as it would ...

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Photo: Inside the Subway slot canyon in Zion National Park

Canyon, Zion National Park

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2012

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

Inside Zion National Park's famous Subway slot canyon ...

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Photo: Light shining through the gills of a mushroom

Mushroom, Oregon

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2012

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

Light shines through the gills of a wild mushroom ...

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Photo: A boiling lava cauldron in the Nyiragongo volcano in the Congo

Lava Cauldron, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2012

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

Exhaling clouds of gas, a cauldron of lava boils ...

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Photo: The Golden Gate bridge at sunrise

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2012

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

My favorite photograph, captured on my last morning in ...

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Photo: A night shot of an alligator in a Florida state park

Alligator, Florida

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2012

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

I made this image at Myakka River State Park ...

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Photo: A landform, known as the Wave, at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Petrified Sand Dunes, Arizona

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2012

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

Sinuous lines of color swirl through the Wave, the ...

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Photo: A fisherman hauling up a net off the coast of Thailand

Fisherman, Thailand

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2012

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

At the break of dawn, fishermen from the Phatthalung ...

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Photo: A cracked lake bed in the Mojave Desert

Tecopa, Mojave Desert

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2012

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

Tecopa is located a few miles south of Shoshone ...

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Photo: Thunderheads over silos in Saskatchewan

Thunderheads, Canada

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2012

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

A major thunderhead masses near Briercrest, Saskatchewan, in August ...

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 Photo: A shoebill bird in Uganda

Shoebill, Uganda

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2012

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

The shoebill is a bizarre bird, named because of ...

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Photo: An aerial shot of rivers flowing in Baja California

Desert Rivers, Mexico

Photo of the Day, April 9, 2012

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

Rivers forming treelike figures on the desert of Baja ...

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Photo: Wetland in Karkonosze National Park, Poland

Karkonosze National Park, Poland

Photo of the Day, April 8, 2012

Karkonosze, Poland

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Photo: A green anole lizard shedding its skin

Green Anole, Texas

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2012

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

Spring is busting out all over southeast Texas. New ...

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Photo: A close-up view of a melting stream in Finland

Spring Stream, Finland

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2012

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

I took this photo at the edge of a ...

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Photo: A woman walks with an umbrella across a rainy street in Washington, D.C.

Rainy Day, Washington, D.C.

Photo of the Day, April 5, 2012

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

Washington, D.C., looks like Paris at 17th and ...

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Photo: An underwater view of lily pads in a lake in the Adirondacks

Lily Pads, Eagle Lake

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2012

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

An underwater camera offers a fish's-eye view of ...

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Photo: A boulder photographed against the night sky in Washington

Rubbing Stone, Washington

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2012

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

Looking as if it fell from the sky, a ...

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Photo: A field along the east coast of Scotland

Field, Scotland

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2012

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

Just after sunrise on the east coast of Scotland ...

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