Picture of the day for October 31, 2016

Close-up of an exemplar of a captive golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in Arcos de la Frontera, province of Cádiz, Spain.. Learn more.


Picture of the day for October 27, 2016

FCAB railway crossing the 35 kilometers (22 mi) long route over the west side of the Ascotán salt flat, southwestern Bolivia. The train covers the route Antofagasta – Calama – Ollagüe – Uyuni – La Paz, from 0 metres over the sea level in the coastal city of Antofagasta to over 4,500 metres (14,800 ft) in the area where the picture was taken (exactly in Collahuasi) and has a total length of 1,537 km (955 mi). The locomotives have engines EMD GT22CU-3 2406, Clyde GL26C-2 2009 and Clyde GL26C-2 2004 whereas the Ascotán salt flat has a surface of 246 square kilometers (95 sq mi).. Learn more.