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Climb an active volcano in Russia, traverse limestone spires in Madagascar, and descendsubmerge into the crystal caves of Mexico with these expedition photos from National Geographic photographers.


  • Picture of kayaker Tyler Bradt heading over the waterfall Tomata 1 near Tlapacoyan, Mexico

    Extreme Photo of the Week

    Kayaker Tyler Bradt Charges a 65-Foot Waterfall in Mexico

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  • Photo: Danny MacAskill

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  • Photo: Sam Elias climbing in Geyikbayiri, Turkey

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  • Photo: Edurne Pasaban hikes in mountains

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