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'Afghan Girl' Photo: Eyes That Made an American Teenager Look at the World

'Afghan Girl' Photo: Eyes That Made an American Teenager Look at the World

Sharbat Gula, Afghan Girl, Pakistan, Stunning photo by Steve McCurry was on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic magazine.

Truckee, CA.  National Geographics named as one of Top 25 Ski Towns.

Truckee, CA. National Geographics named as one of Top 25 Ski Towns.- not for the beginner skier!

417.1k Likes, 1,920 Comments - National Geographic (@natgeo) on Instagram: “Photo by @BrianSkerry.  Happy World Oceans Day!  On this day - when the world celebrates the…”

National Geographic: Photo by Happy World Oceans Day! On this day - when the world celebrates the magnificence .

22 Best Wildlife Photos From National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest (Photo by Francisco Mingorance)

22 Best Wildlife Photos From National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

A fennec fox walks against the wind in Morocco. The fennec, or desert fox, is a small nocturnal fox found in the Sahara Desert in North Africa. (Photo and caption by Francisco Mingorance/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)

A Life Revealed  Her eyes have captivated the world since she appeared on our cover in 1985. Now we can tell her story

A picture is worth a thousand words – Lesson Plan

The picture is called The Afghan Girl. A picture shot by Steve McCurry, an American photojournalist. Steve McCurry took a picture of a 12 year old Afghan girl. Her picture became so famous that in National Geographic magazine printed it as their cover.

Taschen | National Geographic | Around the World in 125 years | from slipcase to bookstand

National Geographic. Around the World in 125 Years

For five generations, National Geographic magazine has dazzled and educated people with its incredible photographs, illustrations, and gripp.

This famous Steve McCurry photograph of a young Afghan girl that adorned the cover of National Geographic magazine and went on to become one of the most famous faces in the world. Here eyes are so haunting.

Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories

One of the images of the same girl has become an icon for National geographic's photography - "Silent Language of Hands" - Sharbat Gula, Nasir Bagh Refugee Camp, Peshawar, Pakistan, by Steve McCurry.

100 once-in-a-lifetime Adventures by the Divergent Travelers Adventure Travel Blog. It’s no secret, we love adventure travel. So this year we’re raising the stakes and going in search of the Top 100 Travel Adventures in the world. Top 100 Travel Adventures Our personal picks and favorites from National Geographic, Travel+Leisure, Travel Channel, Lonely Planet and other top media networks click to read more at http://www.divergenttravelers.com/top-100-travel-adventures/

TOP 100 TRAVEL ADVENTURES

Crystal Cave - Mexico. I don't care if it's 150 degrees, I would LOVE to see this!!!

Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 metres ft) below the surface, in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals (gypsum, some of the largest natural crystals ever found.

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