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Picture of a pink, purple, and yellow sunrise over the Yellowstone River
February 23, 2022

Yellowstone Sunrise

The sun rises over the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park. The Yellowstone River, stretching almost 700 miles long, was the subject of a story in the April 1997 issue.
Photograph by Annie Griffiths, Nat Geo Image Collection

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