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November 28, 2016

A Blaze From Afar

A young woman watches from the beach of Son Serra, Mallorca, as a firefighting plane flies above a wildfire, splashing cold water on what looks to be an otherwise scenic beach day. Your Shot photographer Sergej Chursyn captured this stark image as the fires ravaged the Spanish island during summer 2016, in part due to dry conditions and high winds. 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 Sergej Chursyn, National Geographic Your Shot
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