January 15, 2016

Bangladesh

Photograph by Luke Duggleby, Redux

Bangladeshi men fish in a swollen river. Bangladesh, meaning "Bengal nation," is a low-lying country formed by the alluvial plain of the Ganges-Brahmaputra river system. In fact, most of the land is barely above sea level, and about one-third of the country, on average, floods during rainy season.

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