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Action Photography Contest Winners:
Round I

Photo: Snowboarding Tahoe

Presenting the first winners
in our Action Photography
by National Geographic
photographer Bill Hatcher.
Photo contest winners

Alive! Then & Now
Photo: Alive crash site

Experience the first
expedition to retrace the
Alive Andes escape route
with our 3-D, interactive
map, survivor audio interviews, and trek  photographs.

Survivors, maps, photos

Alive Escape Route Expedition Photo Gallery
Experience the retracing of the Alive escape trek, led by Ricardo Peña, with expedition photos from Contributing Editor James Vlahos.
Photo: Survivor Eduardo Strauch
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Before retracing the trek, expedition leader Ricardo Peña and I spent nearly a week in Montevideo, Uruguay, interviewing the survivors. This is one of them, Eduardo Strauch, in front of Uruguayan Air Force Fairchild number 572, which is virtually identical to their plane that crashed in 1972. Strauch had never seen it before and going inside was very emotional for him.
—Contributing Editor James Vlahos

Survivors Look Back
Listen to four of the Alive survivors as they reflect back on their ordeal >>
Expedition Photo Gallery
Writer James Vlahos shares breathtaking expedition photos  >>
3-D Escape Map
Fly over the Andes escape route with our interactive map >>

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