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the peaks of Gran Paradiso reflected in a still lake in Italy
February 11, 2015

Arcadian Oasis

A placid pond high in the Graian Alps mirrors the snow-crowned peaks of Italy’s Gran Paradiso National Park—the oldest protected area in a country known more for culture than for conservation.

See more pictures from the February 2015 feature story “Paradise Found.”

Photograph by Stefano Unterthiner, National Geographic

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