October 12, 2010

Orange Beach, Alabama

Photograph by Tyrone Turner, National Geographic

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

"Mix two parts sugar white sand with one part crystal blue water," reads a tourism slogan for Orange Beach, Ala. In early June Deepwater Horizon oil was added to the recipe.

See photos from the October 2010 story "Forlorn in the Bayou."



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