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the colorful canyons of the Tian Shan mountain range in China
October 5, 2015

Dreamscape

In the northern slopes of the Tian Shan Mountains in China, a river carves its way through a canyon. The Earth’s rocky layers are eroded by wind and water and exposed, transforming the landscape into these colorful terraces. This photograph was submitted to the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest. Submit your best photo for a chance to win. Download this and other wallpapers >> Browse galleries of editors’ favorites >>
Photograph by Tugo Cheng

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