A view of ships and canoes docked in the harbor for summer camp fun at the Lanakila Camp for Boys in Vermont, 1927.Photograph by Clifton R. Adams, National Geographic Creative

A view of ships and canoes docked in the harbor for summer camp fun at the Lanakila Camp for Boys in Vermont, 1927.Photograph by Clifton R. Adams, National Geographic Creative

A young woman in a bathing suit enjoys frothy surf near Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. From the July 1966 cover story “Parkscape U.S.A.” Pre-order our new book “Covers,” which features every cover from 1960-2014.Photograph by Emory Kristof, National Geographic Creative

A young woman in a bathing suit enjoys frothy surf near Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. From the July 1966 cover story “Parkscape U.S.A.” Pre-order our new book “Covers,” which features every cover from 1960-2014.Photograph by Emory Kristof, National Geographic Creative

Two women give food to a red and green macaw in a city garden in Brazil, 1944.Photograph by W. Robert Moore, National Geographic Creative

Two women give food to a red and green macaw in a city garden in Brazil, 1944.Photograph by W. Robert Moore, National Geographic Creative

A sled dog, tied to a whale rib, howls under the midnight sun in Alaska, 1969.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic Creative

A sled dog, tied to a whale rib, howls under the midnight sun in Alaska, 1969.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic Creative

Found curator Janna Dotschkal shares some of her favorite images on the National Geographic Proof blog.Photographs by Frank Hege, NASA, Hans Hildenbrand and James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

Found curator Janna Dotschkal shares some of her favorite images on the National Geographic Proof blog.Photographs by Frank Hege, NASA, Hans Hildenbrand and James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

Men stand beside a volcano’s crater eighteen months after an eruption on Tristan da Cunha Island, 1964.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

Men stand beside a volcano’s crater eighteen months after an eruption on Tristan da Cunha Island, 1964.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic Creative

New Mexico, 1941.Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic Creative

New Mexico, 1941.Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic Creative

The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978.Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative

The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978.Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative

Visitors play shuffleboard at a recreation center near Mirror Lake in St. Petersburg, Florida, 1929.Photograph by Clifton R. Adams, National Geographic Creative

Visitors play shuffleboard at a recreation center near Mirror Lake in St. Petersburg, Florida, 1929.Photograph by Clifton R. Adams, National Geographic Creative

The arrival of a supply boat draws a crowd to the beach on Mauke Island in New Zealand, 1967.Photograph by William Albert Allard, National Geographic Creative

The arrival of a supply boat draws a crowd to the beach on Mauke Island in New Zealand, 1967.Photograph by William Albert Allard, National Geographic Creative

Two young women stand near a turning aircraft propeller, 1940.Photograph by Luis Marden, National Geographic Creative

Two young women stand near a turning aircraft propeller, 1940.
Photograph by Luis Marden, National Geographic Creative

Two men struggle to free their scooter from a barbed-wire barricade in Saigon, South Vietnam, 1965.Photograph by W. E. Garrett, National Geographic Creative

Two men struggle to free their scooter from a barbed-wire barricade in Saigon, South Vietnam, 1965.Photograph by W. E. Garrett, National Geographic Creative

Visitors of diverse nationalities crowd a casino roulette table in Swaziland, 1969.Photograph by Volkmar K. Wentzel, National Geographic Creative

Visitors of diverse nationalities crowd a casino roulette table in Swaziland, 1969.Photograph by Volkmar K. Wentzel, National Geographic Creative

The first explorers to descend to the deepest part of the ocean were Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard in the bathyscaphe Trieste, January 23, 1960. 52 years later, James Cameron’s DEEPSEA CHALLENGER journeyed to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, nearly 7 miles below sea level.Photograph courtesy U.S Navy

The first explorers to descend to the deepest part of the ocean were Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard in the bathyscaphe Trieste, January 23, 1960. 52 years later, James Cameron’s DEEPSEA CHALLENGER journeyed to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, nearly 7 miles below sea level.
Photograph courtesy U.S Navy

Motorists pass people on a scenic road atop a cliff overlooking a bay near Trieste, Italy, 1956.Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic Creative

Motorists pass people on a scenic road atop a cliff overlooking a bay near Trieste, Italy, 1956.Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic Creative