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a climber on China’s Moon Hill
June 28, 2014

Scenic Route

Climber Emily Harrington takes the hard way up southern China’s Moon Hill, an arch from the remains of a collapsed cave. Sightseers have an easier option: a paved walkway to a viewpoint beneath the arch, then a dirt path to the top. See more pictures from the July 2014 feature story “Empire of Rock.” Hear Carsten Peter speak about photographing extreme places »
Photograph by Carsten Peter, National Geographic

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