A canyoneer between the narrow walls of Claustral Canyon, Australia. Photo by Carsten Peter.
Coastline from the Hotel Polumbo, Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Italy.
Photo by Richard Nowitz. National Geographic
Largest raft of kayaks at Adirondacks. Photo by Nancie Battaglia for National Geographic.
On September 24, 2011, over 2,200 paddlers showed up on the shores of the central Adirondack town of Inlet, New York (population, 400) to set a new Guinness World Record previously held by 1,619 boats in Pittsburgh. The official tally was 1,902 boats.
Pale as moonlight, whoopers settle down for the night on a frozen stretch of Hokkaido’s Notsuke Bay, Japan. (From Whooper Swans, National Geographic, Dec 2010)
Photo by Stefano Unterthiner
Golden Jellyfish from Great Migrations series on National Geographic.
Female polar bear peering into the window of a cabin.
Photo by Paul Nicklen (National Geographic)
Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo by Phillip Black, 2007