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Vintage National Geographic

Some of our favourite shots from the archives of National Geographic:

Canterbury Plains, New Zealand, January 1972

Sugar crystals dissolved in water resemble stained glass in this magnified view

Solar eclipse, August 1970

Device simulating weightlessness at space center near Denver, Colorado, August 1969.

Toward rainbow’s end, Finisterre glides on the sapphire waters off St. Lucia in the Caribbean, December 1965

Long Island’s Jones Beach on a hot Sunday in July, 1963

Sunset view of Mount McKinley in Alaska, June 1956

California St, San Francisco, June 1956

Heads of State stand neck and neck with other famous and infamous figures from Madame Tussaud’s wax exhibition in London, October 1979

Galaxy NGC 2997, June 1983

Silhouettes on a boat’s rigging at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, August 1968

Aurora borealis in Troy, New York, October 1990

La Jolla, San Diego, California, July 1969

Whirling his boleadoras, a man charges after an ostrich in Argentina.

Lamps cast symmetrical shadows in an Underground station in London, England.

Blythe, California, July 1976

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