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July 21, 2019

Wave of Fury

Dramatic winter storms sent waves crashing into Spain's Mouro Island, upon which a lighthouse stands. For decades after its construction in the 19th century, such a storm would have stranded the lighthouse keeper, the island's sole resident. But the light has been automated for almost one hundred years. 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 Oscar Martinez Diego, National Geographic Your Shot
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