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a pasture in Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy
July 26, 2016

Valley of Shadow

In this photo submitted by Your Shot community member Emanuele Zallocco, a bale of hay casts a long shadow in Monti Sibillini National Park. Named for a legendary prophetess named Sibyl, this Italian park is a landscape of narrow valleys, rushing rivers, towering mountain slopes, and alpine pastures.

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Photograph by Emanuele Zallocco, National Geographic Your Shot

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