Take a look at this 15 awesome photos of National Geographic’s Most Iconic Photographs.
These are photos that have toured the world and touched so many people.
Lightning bugs and wild alfalfa blanket a prairie in Strong City
The replica Vickers Vimy aircraft circles the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt during its journey to re-create the original London-to-Australia flight of 1919
Jou Jou, a captive chimpanzee, reaches out its hand to Dr. Jane Goodall at the Brazzaville Zoo in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
Cambodian villagers celebrate as they get a fresh water well for the first time
Prayer flags fly over the village of Khunde, Nepal to mourn Sir Edmund Hillary’s family killed in a plane crash
A bison in steam during winter at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming
Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) in flight in Michoacan, Mexico
Loggers and the giant Mark Twain redwood, which was cut down in 1892 in California
An Adelie penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, jumps on an iceberg in Brown Bluff, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
A grizzly bear opens wide for a mouthful of salmon at Brook Falls in Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve
A pink anemone fish,Â peeks out from an anemone in the Fiji Islands
A remote camera captures a snow leopard in the falling snow at Hemis National Park in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Ben Caddell descends into the Majlis al Jinn cave in Oman
The sailing ship Terra Nova is framed by an ice grotto in Antarctica