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November 14, 2016

Moon Rocks

As the moon sets on the White Desert of Egypt, one might think they’re on a neighboring planet thanks to the Martian-looking landscape. The desert is rife with these alien formations, carved out by windblown sand. Tune in to watch the premiere of MARS on the National Geographic Channel tonight at 9/8c to get a glimpse of what life on the red planet might be like in the near future. 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 Alberto Mateo, National Geographic Your Shot
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