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Picture of a girl walking a path between white picket fences and white houses in Tylerton, Maryland
October 15, 2021

Smith Island

A girl walks an idyllic path in the town of Tylerton on Maryland's Smith Island. A story in the May 1957 issue examined the history and legacy of Captain John Smith, for whom the island is named. Today, fewer than 300 people live in Tylerton, and because of climate change the island is expected to erode completely by the year 2100.
Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, Nat Geo Image Collection
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