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Water Scenery
{thumb} Baffin Island -- 2005.12.28
Baffin Island, Canada.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2005.06.15. Photo by Nick Caloyianis, 1996. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Baffin Winter -- 2005.12.31
Part of Nunavut, the Inuit-governed Canadian province, Baffin Island is Canada's largest island, covering 507,451 sq km (314,620 sq mi).[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2005.04.11. Photo by Gordon Wiltsie,1998. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} New Zealand Lake -- 2006.01.03
Early morning at a small mountain lake between Arthurs Pass and Christchurch, on the South Island of New Zealand.[=] Credits: EPOD archive, 2005.07.07. Photo by Ron Ehrlich.
{thumb} Whale Tail -- 2006.01.12
Just off the coast of New Zealand, the continental shelf plunges. Upwelling nutrients from Kaikoura Canyon form the base of an offshore food chain -- with whales at the top.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2004.01.20. Photo by Maria Stenzel, 1997. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2004.
{thumb} Cape York -- 2006.01.04
Queensland, Australia. The moon at sunrise lends an otherworldly feel to the freshwater lakes and pearly sands along the edge of lonely Shelburne Bay, on the remote northeast flank of the Cape York Peninsula.[=] Credits: NGPOD archive, 2005.03.31. Photo by Sam Abell, 1995. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Lake Crescent Olympic NP -- 2006.01.04
A mirror to a cloudy sky, Lake Crescent in Olympic National Park, Washington was created by the gouging of retreating Canadian ice sheets.[=] Credits: NGPOD archive, 2005.03.28. Photo by James P. Blair, 1990. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Fiji Fishers -- 2006.03.07
Evening calm ushers a fishing boat past a reef off Viti Levu (Fiji), largest of 300-plus islands in this South Pacific paradise.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2006.03.06. Photo by James L. Stanfield. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2006.
{thumb} Lake Dal -- 2006.01.20
A 16th-century fortress looms over the dawn-burnished waters of Dal Lake in the Vale of Kashmir.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2002.03.28. Photo by Steve McCurry, 1998. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2002.
{thumb} Srinagar -- 2005.12.27
Mountains reflecting off the serene Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir, appear to engulf two fishermen.[=] Credits: Photo by Steve McCurry, 1998. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Zakynthos -- 2002.11.14
Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, and this isolated beach is hard to believe for its beauty, shipwreck or not. The island is a popular tourist destination. I just liked the photo.[=] Credits: A photo commonly seen on travel brochures, I don't know where I found it.
{thumb} Borabora -- 2006.01.20
Lacy breakers lap the coral reef that rings Bora-Bora, an ancient sunken volcano 165 mi (266 km) northwest of Tahiti. With sugar white beaches edging its electric-blue lagoon, the island fits everyone's image of a South Seas paradise[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2002.07.07. Photo by Jodi Cobb, 1996. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2002.
{thumb} Shower -- 2004.06.02
Weather over the open sea is often a spectacular sight. Here, a large cloud gives up some of its load.[=] Credits: Background copyright 2003 Mike Haanel, http://f0rtylegz.deviantart.com/. Adapted by Jess Anderson from a theme by jenspen, jenspen@optusnet.com.au.
{thumb} Nova Scotia -- 2006.01.07
Lobster boats float in Advocate Harbor, Nova Scotia. When the tide's out, they sit on dry land.[=] Credits: NGPOD archive, 2004.12.10. Photo by Susan Seubert, 2004. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Port de Plaisance -- 2006.03.07
Unusual colors for a boat![=] Credits: Hebus.Com. Photo and copyright Urban, 2005.03.05.
{thumb} Chesapeake Bay -- 2005.12.29
With the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in the background, fishers set crab lines in North America's largest estuary.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2005.06.27. Photo by O. Louis Mazzatenta, 1996. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Onyx River -- 2006.01.13
The Onyx River flows through one of Antarctica's dry valleys, terrain blasted by such fierce winds that no snow, precipitation, or ice comes to rest there[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2004.02.13. Photo by Maria Stenzel, 1997. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2004.
{thumb} Crater Lake NP -- 2005.12.29
Created after the collapse of Mount Mazama, an ancient volcano, Crater Lake is the world's seventh deepest lake: 1,932 ft (588 m).[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2005.06.12. Photo by Phil Schermeister,1997. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Boundary Waters -- 2006.01.06
Cherry Lake, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness; Superior National Forest, MN, a pristine sanctuary islanded with towering pines and spruce.[=] Credits: NGPOD archive, 2004.12.29. Photo by Raymond Gehman, 1997. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Languedoc Auvergne -- 2006.01.16
A lake in the Auvergne, France.[=] Credits: Photo by danque, 2006.01.15. Copyright Hebus.Com, 2006.
{thumb} Languedoc Roussillon -- 2006.01.16
Boating on the Tarn in the Languedoc/Roussillon region of France.[=] Credits: Photo by danque, 2006.01.15. Copyright Hebus.Com, 2006.
{thumb} Green Stream -- 2003.09.15
This is my idea of what being in the woods is like. The play of light here is wonderful.[=] Credits: Workspace image by Tim Perfetto - http://suprax.deviantart.com/, Original theme by jenspen@optushome.com.au called In the Stream of Things. 2003.09.15, modified by Jess Anderson.
{thumb} Forest Falls -- 2003.02.13
Whoever took this photo did a magnificent job with a slow exposure.[=] Credits: Workspace image from a theme by Artemis, 2002, (ubergeek@geeksrus.com, http://www.juanha.com).
{thumb} Sunrise Waterfall -- 2005.12.23
Early morning, diffuse golden light, luxurious Nature, a truly great photo.[=] Credits: Original source not located.
{thumb} Waterfall -- 2003.11.20
A fine waterfall photograph.[=] Credits: Background called "Water Caos" by Gianluca, from Theme Depot.
{thumb} Kongou Falls -- 2006.01.21
Kongou Falls, in Gabon, is a 2 mi (3.2 km)-wide expanse of roiling water that thunders through a chain of islands, churning up mountains of foam.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2001.09.24. Photo by Michael K. Nichols, 2000. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2001.
{thumb} Singing Water -- 2006.01.30
A waterfall on the Frasse, near Bonneval sur Arc, France.[=] Credits: Photo by danque, 2006.01.27. Copyright Hebus.Com, 2006.
{thumb} Victoria Falls -- 2006.01.23
Ultralights provide a breathtaking view of Victoria Falls, the mile-wide (1.6 km) Zambesi River cataract.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2001.06.28. Photo by Chris Johns, 1997. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2001.
{thumb} Zambesi Footbridge -- 2006.01.20
After a 1971 drowning accident, Brother Crispin, a priest at a nearby mission, collected cable and pipes from copper mines and read engineering texts, then designed and helped build a 700 ft (213 m) footbridge, an incredible amateur feat.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2002.05.09. Photo by Chris Johns, 1997. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2002.
{thumb} Georgia Wetlands -- 2006.01.17
In 1964 the United States began designating roadless areas as wilderness. These lands in the southeastern U.S. haven't necessarily escaped the hand of man, but they have been given a chance to survive it.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2003.02.20. Photo by Peter Essick, 1998. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2003.
{thumb} Iguassu Falls -- 2006.01.13
Brazil's Iguassu River drops 260 ft (80 m) at a point near the Argentinian border. It is the second-widest waterfall in the world (about 2 mi or 3 km).[=] Credits: EPOD, 2004.02.17. Photo provided by Christopher Meyer.
{thumb} Adirondack Boat -- 2005.12.28
Adirondack Mountains, New York. On privately owned Lower Ausable Lake, the transporation of choice is the wide, time-tested Adirondack guide boat.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2005.07.31. Photo by Maria Stenzel, 1996. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Adirondack Lake Sunset -- 2006.01.12
Water mirrors a fiery twilight sky above an Adirondack lake.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2004.01.09. Photo by Maria Stenzel, 1996. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2004.
{thumb} Leonid Lake -- 2006.01.06
Blake Suddeth took over a hundred digital pictures to capture this gorgeous 10-second exposure of a Leonid meteor flashing by a full moon. The dreamlike foreground lake and fog are at Greenwood, SC.[=] Credits: APOD archive, 2002.11.22. Photo and copyright: Blake Suddeth.
{thumb} Chincoteague Refuge -- 2006.01.17
Virginia's Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge comprises 9,460 acres (3,828 hectares) of forest, marsh, and beach support a mix of wildlife, including some 260 species of birds.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2003.03.26. Photo by James P. Blair, 1983. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2003.
{thumb} Pelican Lake Utah -- 2006.01.31
A premier fishing and bird-watching resource in northeastern Utah.[=] Credits: Photo by tcjohnson. Desktopia, 2006.
{thumb} Reflection -- 2006.02.20
A remarkably clean reflection.[=] Credits: Photo by Urban, 2006.02.17. Copyright Hebus.Com, 2006.
{thumb} Reflections 1 -- 2006.01.16
Scenes reflected in water create a magical, impressionistic effect. One of many by the this photographer.[=] Credits: Photo by Talou, 2006.01.15. Copyright Hebus.Com, 2006.
{thumb} Reflections 2 -- 2006.01.16
Scenes reflected in water create a magical, impressionistic effect. One of many by the this photographer.[=] Credits: Photo by Talou, 2006.01.15. Copyright Hebus.Com, 2006.
{thumb} Missouri River -- 2006.01.17
An ominous grey storm approaches the White Cliffs along the Missouri River in Montana.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2003.03.06. Photo by Sam Abell, 1997. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2003.
{thumb} Clarence River -- 2006.01.06
Only three hours from Brisbane, New South Wales, Australia's third largest city, lies the Clarence River. Canoeing enthusiasts are attracted to the river's abundance of wildlife and natural scenery.[=] Credits: NGPOD archive, 2004.12.13. Photo by Medford Taylor, 1997. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Everglades -- 2005.12.31
Silhouetted at sunset, red mangroves appear to rise from the sea on arching prop roots. Their seeds sprout in salt water and float until the roots take hold.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2005.04.04. Photo by James P. Blair, 1983. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} French Coast -- 2006.02.24
A coastal landscape, very likely in France.[=] Credits: Photo by Urban, 2006.02.23. Copyright Hebus.Com, 2006.
{thumb} Guadeloupe -- 2006.03.07
A magical waterfall in Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.[=] Credits: Hebus.Com, 2006.03.06. Photo and copyrighht by Djieliba.
{thumb} Eureka Coast -- 2005.12.31
Near Eureka, CA, old-growth redwood trees are protected along a 37 mi (59.5 km) stretch of California coastline.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2005.4.06. Photo by James P. Blair, 1989. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005
{thumb} Oregon Coast -- 2005.12.28
The coast near Pistol River, Oregon has several times played host to U.S. windsurfing championships. A family rides their horses along the beach, headed for the Curry County Fair.[=] Credits: Photo by Randy Olson, 1996. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Stony Beach -- 2005.12.28
No idea where this is, but the combined rock, water and light create a wonderful scene.[=] Credits: Photo source unknown.
{thumb} Wave -- 2005.12.28
Surfer's delight, not for the faint of heart.[=] Credits: Photo source unknown.
{thumb} Dominica Lava -- 2006.01.17
Caribbean water turns to steam as lava meets ocean.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2003.02.03. Photo by Michael Melford, 1996. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2003.
{thumb} Lava Steam Explosion -- 2006.01.15
Steam explosions result when lava meets the sea. Here, the explosion sprays fragments of lava into the air. The smaller pieces are carried by currents and deposited in bays to form black sand beaches.[=] Credits: Live Science, 2005. Photo by J.D. Griggs, 1998.02.03.
{thumb} Sea Cave -- 2006.03.05
A cave in the cliffs at North Point, Barbados.[=] Credits: Hebus.Com Photo and copyright Djieliba, 2006.03.03.
{thumb} Bay of Islands -- 2006.01.05
Years of unforgiving wind and waves have shaped and sculpted the limestone columns at Bay of Islands, Victoria, Australia.[=] Credits: NGPOD archive, 2005.01.17. Photo by Sam Abell, 1999. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Hatteras Lighthouse -- 2006.01.05
Recently moved to a new location farther from the beach, having survived a major earthquake and some 40 hurricanes, the historic 208-ft (63 m) beacon not only arrived without damage -- it got there two weeks early.[=] Credits: NGPOD archive, 2005.01.27. Photo by Kenji Yamaguchi, 2000. Copyright: National Geographic Society, 2005.
{thumb} Cape of Good Hope -- 2006.01.19
The Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet at the end of the Cape Peninsula, a popular tourist attraction in South Africa.[=] Credits: NGPOD, 2002.09.21. Photo by Steve McCurry, 1996. Copyright National Geographic Society, 2002.
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