Photo of the Day

May 5, 2017

Clouds of Sulfur

A miner collects sulfur in a crater in Indonesia. According to Your Shot photographer Gleb Tarro, hundreds of miners "make the perilous journey climbing 9,000 feet to the summit and then 3,000 feet down into the crater." Sulfur is used in manufacturing everything from matches to fertilizer to film. 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 Gleb Tarro, National Geographic Your Shot

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