Photo of the Day

August 1, 2018

Dunes of Dubai

A sand dune, made only by the wind, stands tall outside of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The smooth side of the dune is known as the slipface, while the wind face is the textured side that bears the brunt of the wind. 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 Salman Ahmed, National Geographic Your Shot

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