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December 13, 2016

A Line of Fire

At the edge of Wedge Pond in Alberta, Canada’s sprawling Kananaskis Country—“K-Country” to locals—morning coaxes the sunlight forward over the ridgeline of the Canadian Rockies. “We waited patiently in the biting cold … for this phenomenon of glowing highlight [to appear] on the top of the mountain,” photographer Saleem Moopen writes. “It was a spectacular sight and worth the wait.” 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 Saleem Moopen, National Geographic Your Shot

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