12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Miradouro da Lua (Viewpoint of the Moon)

The Miradouro da Lua (Viewpoint of the Moon) is a set of cliffs 40 km south of Luanda, in Samba district, in Angola. Over time, erosion caused by wind and rain created this eerie lunar landscape we can see today.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Near Luanda, Angola
Camera: DSC-H9
Copyright: © Cláudia Ribeiro