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February 12, 2019

Ascending Aoraki

A team of climbers ascends Aoraki / Mount Cook in New Zealand. The climb is quite difficult, and a fatality occurs almost every year. 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 Ben Sanford, National Geographic Your Shot

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