Photo of the Day

August 26, 2018

Cotton Harvest

Every autumn, thousands of workers flock to Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China, to harvest cotton crops by hand. Xinjiang is the largest producer of cotton in China, and China is the largest exporter of cotton in the world. 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 Zhou Chengzhou, National Geographic Your Shot

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