Photo of the Day

December 1, 2017

Soft Rock

This white cliff in Sicily is called "Scala dei Turchi," or the Turkish Steps. Natural erosion has softened the limestone and marl cliff, and the aerial view of visitors reminds Your Shot photographer Placido Faranda of "a big meringue covered with sprinkles." 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 Placido Faranda, National Geographic Your Shot

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