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Rare beautiful sceneries in deserts  11:02, November 26, 2012

Barchan, Paracas national park,Peru  

“Barchan” is Turkic for a crescent-shaped dune—found on the edge of sand seas and formed when the wind blows steadily from one direction. (Source:

Best known for exploration photography, George Steinmetz has spent the past 25 years photographing the remote corners of every continent for GEO and National Geographic magazines. He has won numerous awards for photography, including two first prizes from World Press Photo, as well as awards and citations from the Picture of the Year, Overseas Press Club and the Eisenstadt Awards.

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