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Manneporte rock formation, Etretat, France
November 12, 2015

'Picturesque and Curious'

Out for an anniversary stroll with his girlfriend, Louis Schneider had to step "a bit over the edge" to capture this shot of the Manneporte, a rock formation in Étretat, France. The area has attracted photographers and artists for well over a century: "The cliffs at Étretat are among the most interesting on the French coast," reads a 1915 National Geographic magazine article, "The Beauties of France." "Étretat is a noted resort, especially affected by artists and literary men, who are attracted by its picturesque and curious situation."

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Photograph by Louis Schneider, National Geographic Your Shot

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