They're sites that could double for lunar landscapes or extra-terrestrial worlds far from our own. Whether it be because they manifest the sheer, raw power of the earth, the miracles of an ecosystem that still remain a wondrous mystery, or simply inspire our imagination with their sublime, otherworldly beauty, these are sites that we deem to be among the most magnificent landscapes on our planet. And that's not just our humble opinion, it's also that of filmmakers like George Lucas and James Cameron. Click through for a virtual tour of these unearthly places.
Date 16 hrs ago 4:34
Tooltip Information:Everest Tourism Changed Sherpa LivesVideo by:Description: The booming tourism industry aimed at putting people on the peak of Mt. Everest has radically changed the lives of Nepal's Sherpas. National Geographic Young Explorer and photographer Max Lowe recently spent two months in Nepal's Khumbu region, documenting some of those changes. Video and photos courtesy Max Lowe.Rating: 4Views: 257
Date 13-05-20 1:28
Tooltip Information:Getting Close to a Giant TornadoVideo by:Description: Weather photographer Jim Reed shows a newbie how to follow tornadoes, but things get tense when a tornado changes direction.Rating: 4Views: 2514
Date 13-05-16 2:31
Tooltip Information:Escaping an Eagle AttackVideo by:Description: The small water chevrotain has some big distant cousins, but it must rely on instinct when a crowned eagle decides it would make tasty prey.Rating: 3Views: 7370