Today National Geographic is celebrating its 125th anniversary, and as detailed, there’s really no better way to celebrate the academic journal than through it’s trademark stunning photographs.

Take a look at a few favorites of ours, then see more via the links below.



NGS Picture ID:1034497 has a great selection of National Geographic photography through the years. For more, head here and here. National Geographic is also holding a Google+ Hangout with noteworthy explorers to celebrate: