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The Most Stunning Visions of Earth

See phenomenal photos of the world’s wonders from the November 2016 issue of National Geographic magazine.

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Myanmar At a brick factory on the outskirts of Yangon, a swaddled baby sways in a makeshift hammock. The child’s mother works at the kiln, where she’s paid for each brick she manufactures. Many families work—and live—at the site.
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Turkey A dusty pastoral scene unfolds in Bitlis Province, where shepherds guide their flocks toward grazing areas near Nemrut Mountain. This arid part of eastern Turkey—with its harsh climate and scant arable land—is heavily reliant on livestock.
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United States In the Sonoran Desert near Red Rock, Arizona, a fast-moving electrical storm and a rainbow share the sky in this composite image. Several ranges in this part of Arizona—including the nearby Tortolita Mountains—help spawn thunder and lightning.
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