February 20, 2015

Table Mountain, South Africa

Photograph by Brendon Wainwright, National Geographic Your Shot

One of Africa's most famous landmarks, Table Mountain has welcomed seafarers to South Africa for centuries. The sandstone mountain is some two miles wide and 3,500 feet high, offering magnificent views of Table Bay, Robben Island, and the Cape Town metro area, which completely encircles it.

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