[Trending] 25+ Unpublished Photos From National Geographic Archives

A picture might be worth a thousand words but National Geographic photographs leaves us speechless. Known for their captivating daily pictur...

A picture might be worth a thousand words but National Geographic photographs leaves us speechless. Known for their captivating daily pictures, they also offer an opportunity to dive into to the archives of previously unpublished or forgotten images.

The project called Found was established in 2013 to honor NatGeo’s 125th anniversary. The curators say, that their mission is to bring the pictures back to life by sharing them to new audiences. And even some of the dates or locations are missing, the images capture perfect moments making them timeless.

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Tourists explore massive dead tree with tunnel cut out for a road in Sequoia National Forest, May 1951

Four boys bob for apples in Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1939

A wave of rock shaped by wind and rain towers above a plain in Western Australia, September 1963

A regular at Le Louis IX in Paris, “Caramel” keeps a client company, May 1988

Loggers and the giant Mark Twain redwood cut down in California, 1892

Cat and white rat abide in peace. When different species grow up together, they often lose their enmity, April 1964

Women enjoy the benefits of a heated whirlpool in Saint Petersburg, Florida, 1973

Astronaut Neil Armstrong floats in his space suit in a pool of water in 1967

Hikers stand near the top of a natural rock bridge on Mt. Rainier, Washington, May 1963

A little boy is dwarfed by a supersized cabbage in Matanuska Valley, Alaska, July 1959

American bison charge through heavy snow in Yellowstone National Park, November 1967

A woman stands in front of her flower stand on the Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, March 1929

A woman working on a mosaic of Mary and baby Jesus in Vatican City

A combination sand and rain storm batters a lone automobile in Kuwait, May 1969

Traffic lights are made in Shreveport, Louisiana, and sent around the U.S. and abroad, December 1947

John F. Kennedy’s coffin lies in state beneath the Capitol’s dome, November 1963

A young Kenyan woman holds her pet deer in Mombassa, March 1909

A man sells goldfish in baggies tied to a tree branch in Beirut, Lebanon, February 1983

A flock of birds fly up from an enclosed courtyard in Old Havana, December 1987

A dromedary camel and rider in the peach blossom festival in Fort Valley, Georgia, May 1925

A wealthy group of young people relax by a pool in California, 1940

A sailor gets a tattoo on his arm in Virginia

A welder works on cowls for liberty ships in California, 1942

Roaring out of Auyan-Tepui’s wall, a waterfall plummets over 3,000 feet in Venezuela, March 1963

Men observe the giant statues of Easter Island in Polynesia, December 1922

Girls standing in water holding bunches of American Lotus, Amana, Iowa, November 1938

A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979

Children play in pool they have dug out of the sand on the beach in Le Havre, France, 1936

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

A balloon from Anchorage, Alaska, flies over Cook Inlet, 1986

Boys dressed up in school uniforms pose with king penguins at the London Zoo, 1953

A man burns prickly pear to feed cattle during a drought in Texas

Locals relax by the tulip fields along the canal in Haarlem, The Netherlands, 1931

Irish Guards remain at attention after one guardsman faints in London, England, June 1966

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A kitten aboard a floating Victoria water lily pad in the Philippines, 1935

Dozens of visitors frolic in the water as seen through a palm frond in Acapulco, Mexico, 1964

Astronaut Bruce McCandless II floats a few meters away from Space Shuttle Challenger during the historic first use of a nitrogen-propelled manned maneuvering unit in 1984

Women carry baskets on their heads while children play in Kotaka, Mali, 1991

With claws bared, a kitten attacks its own mirrored reflection, 1964

Flamingos standing and feeding in a pool near salt beds

A woodman notches a felled tree’s trunk for sectioning in Western Australia, 1962

A young girl plays in a replica of a lunar-module in Toronto, Canada, August 1975

Women sit in a modern chic boutique in Casablanca, 1971

The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978

Woman adorned like a Chinese goddess poses in a garden in California, 1915

The wind sculpts the dunes of the Sahara Desert in the Erg Bourarhet, Algeria, 1973

A man herds sheep with the help of his collies in Scotland, 1919

A passageway in Algeria

A man stands dwarfed under the Ape-Ape leaves of Puohokamoa Gulch in Maui, Hawaii, 1924

A white fallow stag stands in a forest in Switzerland, 1973

A shadow of a man holding a bicycle is cast on a wall near the Zambezi River, 1996

Princess Grace Kelly in Monaco, 1962

Surfers overpopulate the waves off of Bondi Beach in Australia, 1963

People sunbathe beside a swimming pool in Charlotte, North Carolina, 1941

Men blast granite to build tunnels for a hydroelectric project in Australia, 1963

St. Lawrence River, Canada, 1974

Motorists pass people on a scenic road atop a cliff overlooking a bay near Trieste, Italy, 1956

A solitary fisherman’s home keeps watch on quiet Placentia Bay in Newfoundland, Canada, 1974

A child sitting on a Hereford bull near Pleasanton, California, 1926

Arizona cowboys play sports to pass the time in Phoenix, 1955

Children read a Sylvan Drew Circus billboard, 1931

Young lovers embrace beside the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, 1960

A girl sits by a lake with snow-capped mountains in the background, California, 1929

A rainbow arches over Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

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

Four entwined cobras, 1970

A sled dog, tied to a whale rib, howls under the midnight sun in Alaska, 1969

Victoria Falls in Zambia

A boy sells lemonade from his front yard stand on Main Street in Aspen, Colorado, 1973

A man examines the teeth of a 10-month-old Alaskan Malamute puppy near the South Pole, 1957

Two women give food to a red and green macaw in a city garden in Brazil, 1944

A view of Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square, Russia, shot through a store window

Personifying evil, a costumed mapico dancer in Mozambique hides from spectators, 1964

A sled dog, tied to a whale rib, howls under the midnight sun in Alaska, 1969

Welts, scars of beauty, pattern the entire back of a Nuba woman in Sudan, 1966

Pedestrians walk on bustling Dotombori Street in Osaka, Japan, March 1970

Two dancers in costume stand between the columns of Poseidon’s Temple, Greece, 1930

An Egyptian belly dancer performs for tourists in a nightclub in Cairo, 1972

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