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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    Huli Tribesman in Papua New Guinea. The photo is among a small selection of the National Geographic Society's most remarkable photographs that will be auctioned at Christie's next month. They are expected to bring about $3 million.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    Steve McCurry's famous, haunting picture of a young girl in war-torn Afghanistan.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    A 1908 portrait of Arctic explorer Adm. Robert E. Peary in Cape Sheridan, Canada. The picture was provided to National Geographic; the photographer?s name is unknown. The next year Peary claimed to have been first to the North Pole.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    A diver swims in the Mediterranean with an octopus with three-foot-long arms.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    Seaweed divers off Shizuoka jump off their boat into the Sagami Sea, Sagami Sea, Shizuoka, Japan.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    A Nunamiut boy, Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    Edmund Hillary, who, with Tenzing Norgay, was first to reach the top of Mount Everest.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    An underwater atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in 1946, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, Micronesia.
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  • Striking Images from National Geographic to be Auctioned

    An illustration entitled, "A Blue Globe Hanging in Space: The Earth As Seen From The Moon," by Charles Bittinger is shown.
    Charles Bittinger/National Geographic/AP
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