People peer through a natural window in the castellated cliffs…



People peer through a natural window in the castellated cliffs above the river in White Cliffs, Montana, 1971. Photograph by Volkmar K. Wentzel, National Geographic Creative

A camper finds insect eggs under a lily pad in Wisconsin, 1974….



A camper finds insect eggs under a lily pad in Wisconsin, 1974. Photograph by Steve Raymer, National Geographic Creative

An Egyptian belly dancer performs for tourists in a nightclub in…



An Egyptian belly dancer performs for tourists in a nightclub in Cairo, 1972. Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic Creative

Riders cross park land created by landfill that was dumped into…



Riders cross park land created by landfill that was dumped into Jamaica Bay, New York, 1979. Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative

Four entwined cobras, 1970. Photograph by James P. Blair,…



Four entwined cobras, 1970. Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

The wind sculpts the dunes of the Sahara Desert in the Erg…



The wind sculpts the dunes of the Sahara Desert in the Erg Bourarhet, Algeria, 1973. Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic Creative

The huge Gate of Heavenly Peace, the main entrance to the…



The huge Gate of Heavenly Peace, the main entrance to the Forbidden City in Beijing, looms in the dusty early morning haze which partially obscures the sun. This view, taken from Tiananmen Square, shows the tiny figures of people walking along the main thoroughfare leading to the gate, 1978. Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

Wealthy Muslims examine the wedding finery of a bride in Dacca,…



Wealthy Muslims examine the wedding finery of a bride in Dacca, Bangladesh, 1972. Photograph by Dick Durrance II, National Geographic Creative

Ndebele chief Mtonzima Gwebu wears traditional dress in his…



Ndebele chief Mtonzima Gwebu wears traditional dress in his modern home in Zimbabwe, 1975.Photograph by Thomas Nebbia, National Geographic Creative

A white fallow stag stands in a forest in Switzerland,…



A white fallow stag stands in a forest in Switzerland, 1973.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative