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a field of poppies in front of Mount Tsukuba, Japan
June 28, 2015

Peak of Dawn

Shirley poppies bloom in a field near Japan’s Mount Tsukuba, here silhouetted against an early morning sky. The mountain—which can be ascended via a hiking trail or cable car—has two peaks, each rising more than 2,800 feet.

This photo was submitted to the 2015 Traveler Photo Contest. Find your best travel photos and join the competition.

Photograph by Katsuyoshi Nakahara, National Geographic Your Shot

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