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Sarek National Park in northern Sweden
January 15, 2015

Rapa River Delta

“We went backpacking in Sarek National Park but wanted to go deeper into the wilderness, which is why we chose to fly to the border with a helicopter,” writes Your Shot member Sven Zacek. The park in northern Sweden is sometimes called the “Alaska of Europe,” he says. “The sight of the Rapa River Delta in autumn colors was amazing, and I asked the pilot to do a couple of circles before landing.”

Zacek’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Sven Zacek, National Geographic Your Shot

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