Tag: landscapes

Apr 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Glacial Waterfalls

Picture of the Day: Glacial Waterfalls

GLACIAL WATERFALLS Photograph by KEENPRESS Photography | keenpress.com In this jaw-dropping photograph we see glacial waterfalls cascading into the sea. The photo was taken on or near Spitsbergen, the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway. Svalbard represents the northernmost part of Norway, located about midway between…

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Apr 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Ahe Atoll, French Polynesia

Picture of the Day: Ahe Atoll, French Polynesia

AHE ATOLL, FRENCH POLYNESIA Photograph via Pierre Lesage This breathtaking aerial photograph by Pierre Lesage was taken from a kite soaring high above Ahe, an almost entirely-enclosed coral atoll located in the northern Tuamotu Archipelago, just 14 km to the west of Manihi, in French Polynesia. Ahe Atoll’s ring shape is broken…

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Mar 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Omega Shaped Beach in Greece

Picture of the Day: The Omega Shaped Beach in Greece

The Omega Shaped Beach in Greece Photograph by Grzontan on Wikimedia Commons Voidokilia Beach is a popular beach in Messinia, in Southern Greece. The beach is in the shape of the Greek letter omega (Ω) and its sand forms a semicircular strip of dunes. The land facing side of the strip of…

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Mar 16, 2013

Picture of the Day: Whiskey on the Rocks

Picture of the Day: Whiskey on the Rocks

WHISKEY ON THE ROCKS Photograph by The Town Sheriff on Flickr In this creative capture by The Town Sheriff on Flickr we see a fresh take on the term, whiskey on the rocks. The whiskey? Johnnie Walker Black. As the Sheriff explains: “This shot was an idea I had in my head…

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Mar 7, 2013

Picture of the Day: Dunmore Head, Ireland

Picture of the Day: Dunmore Head, Ireland

DUNMORE HEAD, IRELAND Photograph by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen on Wikimedia Commons At the end of the Dingle Peninsula lies the picturesque area you see above, Dunmore Head, the westernmost point of Ireland (excluding the islands). The photograph was taken by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen from Slea Head. The peninsula is named after the…

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Mar 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

ZION CANYON Photograph by Tom Anderson on Google+ Zion Canyon is a deep and narrow gorge in southwestern Utah, United States, carved by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Nearly the entire canyon is located within the eastern half of Zion National Park. The beginning of the canyon is usually delineated…

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Feb 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: Ash Cave at Hocking Hills

Picture of the Day: Ash Cave at Hocking Hills

ASH CAVE AT HOCKING HILLS Photograph by Bryan Olesen on Flickr In this beautiful photo by Bryan Olesen, we see the popular Ash Cave in Hocking Hills, Ohio. Located in the southernmost reaches of Hocking Hills, Ash Cave is the largest recess cave in the state of Ohio. The horseshoe-shaped cave measures…

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