October 4, 2010

Wadi Hitan

Photograph by Richard Barnes, National Geographic

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

Imagine this dry expanse underwater, with whales hunting and diving. Today visitors to Wadi Hitan walk a stone-lined path to see rocks that hold the fossils of the long-gone sea creatures.

See more photos from the August 2010 story "Valley of the Whales."

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