The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History
The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History. Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover. Absolutely stunning photo. #nationalgeographic
This is a rare capture of Hang Son Doong Cave in Phong Nha Ke Bang Providence Vietnam. This mystical cave river only appears at the beginning and end of the monsoon seasons which makes the cave impassable. Only two weeks after this shot was taken this river disappeared for the dry season becoming a muddy trench and 200 meters lower.
Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories
This famous Steve McCurry photograph of a young Afghan girl that adorned the cover of National Geographic magazine and went on to become one of the most famous faces in the world. Here eyes are so haunting.
fyeahuniverse: Abraham Lake, Elliott Peak, Alberta, Canada Due to the lack of snow fall in this area the surface of the lake was left uncovered freezing the bubbles created from gas being released from the lake bed which were trapped below it’s frozen surfaces.