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20 Poignant Photos You Don’t Want to Miss!

 Do you enjoy looking at historical photos, discovering rare animal species, and learning about new unique places across the globe? If so, then you’re in for a treat! These poignant photos may not fit one specific topic, but there’s one overarching characteristic that unites them all - they’re all absolutely fascinating! We can guarantee that everyone is sure to find something new and interesting in this amazing collection of photos.

1. A view at the Milky Way above Petra, Jordan.

Poignant Photos Petra

2. People gathering around molten lava in Iceland.

Poignant Photos People gathering around molten lava in Iceland

3. A melanistic leopard captured at the Tadoba National park, India.

Poignant Photos melanistic leopard

4. This photo of Salvador Dali was taken in 1948 by Philippe Halsman. It took 26 takes to capture this shot because it was created without the help of CGI or post-production.

Poignant Photos Salvador Dali by Philippe Halsman

5. Crystal tide pools on a beach in Vancouver, Canada.

Poignant Photos tide pools in Canada

6. A dreamy Hobbit cottage in Richmond, Rhode Island.

Poignant Photos Hobbit cottage

7. An aerial image of a road partially covered by the desert sand.

Poignant Photos road partially covered by the desert

8. The CopenHill Energy Plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, is also an Urban Recreation Center that features a ski slope, a climbing wall, and hiking trails.

Poignant Photos CopenHill Energy Plant

 

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9. It turns out that Mount Everest is covered in trash. In an attempt to reduce the amount of waste, climbers are now required to bring back 8 kg (17 pounds) of trash when descending the mountain by the Nepalese government.

Poignant Photos Mount Everest is covered in trash

10. Photographer Charles Clyde Ebbets, the author of the iconic photograph Lunch atop a Skyscraper (1932) at work in the 1930s.

Poignant Photos Charles Clyde Ebbets

11. This isn't a fictional animal, it's a Chevrotain, also known as a mouse-deer. These animals live in rainforests and weigh between 1.4 and 2.2 kg (3-5 pounds).

Poignant Photos Chevrotain

12. Jeju City overwhelmed by cherry blossoms (Jeju Island, South Korea).

Poignant Photos Jeju City overwhelmed by cherry blossoms

13. This macro image shows what a toothbrush bristle looks like after just one use.

Poignant Photos toothbrush bristle

14. Beneath a wave...

Poignant Photos Beneath a wave

 

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15. The Temple of a Thousand Gods in India.

Poignant Photos Temple of a thousand gods - India.

16. An amazing opal fossil.

Poignant Photos opal fossil

17. An Alpine shelter on Monte Cristallo, Auronzo di Cadore, in Italy. It was built during World War I and it's located at an elevation of 2,760 meters (9055 ft).

Poignant Photos Monte Cristallo

18. Gearrannan Blackhouse Village in Carloway, Scotland.

Poignant Photos Gearrannan Blackhouse Village

19. This strange bird is the Dracula parrot, also known as Pesquet’s parrot. It is found only in the mountains of New Guinea, and its diet consists almost exclusively of figs.

Poignant Photos the Dracula parrot

20. Passage du Gois is a road in France that can only be used twice a day for a few hours. Then it disappears under 13 feet of water.

Poignant Photos Passage du Gois
Source of all images: Izismile
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