15 Photos That Remind Us How Big the Universe Is
A school of barracuda circles a diver in Papua New Guinea.
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Photo: "Lovely Monster Over the Farm" by Camille Seaman
A storm cloud over a farm in Lodgepole, NE, June 22, 2012.
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A lone skier makes first tracks down the pristine terrain of the Selkirk Mountains in Canada.
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A climber scales Moon Hill, an arch from the remains of a collapsed cave, in Guangxi, China.
Photo: Babak Tafreshi/National Geographic Creative
A meteor and star trails, centered on Polaris, in setting moonlight at Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.
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Two nomads with their camels travel through the seemingly endless sand dunes of the Sahara desert.
Buildings in New York City seen above the clouds.
Photo: James Balog/Aurora Photos
Extreme Ice Survey
team member Adam LeWinter overlooks Birthday Canyon, Greenland Ice Sheet, Greenland, 28 June 2009.
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A close-up view of water pounding down the 196-foot tall Skogafoss falls in Skogar, Iceland.
An aerial view of a beach in Spain.
"Benidorm #1 Spain," 2010 © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto / Howard Greenberg Gallery and Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York
Sunset at Xingping, China.
A huge ocean storm in Porto, Portugal, January 2013.
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Old growth sequoia trees tower overhead at the Redwood National Park in California.
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An explorer stands in the dark magnitude that is the Son Doong Cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam. The cave is so massive it's home to a jungle, has its own localized weather system and can fly a 747 though its largest cavern.
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A colossal storm cell lights up the sky over Tucson, Arizona.