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Celebrating 125 years of epic photography

By: Catie Leary on Sept. 28, 2013, 9:45 a.m.
Trotternish Peninsula in Scotland

Photo: Jim Richardson/Getty Images

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Scotland, 2008

Dramatic basalt pinnacles loom over the Sound of Raasay along the Isle of Skye's Trotternish Peninsula.

Rising from the debris of an ancient landslide, they bear witness to the geologic upheavals that shaped these Scottish lands.