National Geographic Magazine

August 2013

PHOTO OF THE MONTH by Cory Richards, from the September 2013 feature story “Untamed Antarctica”

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Climbing the Granite Tower

Venture into icy Queen Maud Land with photographer Cory Richards and a team of intrepid climbers.

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Australia’s cassowary is six feet tall and over a hundred pounds. Christian Ziegler introduces us to this unique bird.

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In the chaos of this capital city, artists thrive. Explore the streets with Pascale Maitre.

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As the ice melts, oceans rise. George Steinmetz examines the impact on coastlines around the world.

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Browse visions of the world as seen through a photographer’s eye.

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See, watch, and listen to the lions of the Vumbi pride in this immersive media experience.

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See the gallery of top shots from this year’s photo contest, download wallpapers, and playpuzzles.

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We asked, you answered. See our favorite #meteor pictures submitted to National Geographic Your Shot.

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See your favorite Photo of the Daypictures from the past month, featuring animal photos.

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