September 27, 2009
San Marco Basin, Venice
Photograph by Jodi Cobb
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine
For every resident Venetian, hundreds of visitors pour into the city each year to savor its gilded charms. Most will take in this view across San Marco Basin. Many could find themselves in acqua alta—high water.
See more photographs from the August 2009 feature story "Vanishing Venice."