Photo of the Day

July 5, 2018

Quiet Forest

A thick forest of cedar trees stands tall on Terceira Island, in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. You wouldn't know it by looking at this peaceful picture, but Terceira Island is home to the biggest city of the Azores, Angra do Heroísmo, which was founded in the 15th century. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Dan B., National Geographic Your Shot
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