21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Surfing at Green Sea

The green hills of the Kalajun grassland in Ili undulate like waves on the sea, stretching endlessly. Nomads set up their camps and graze their livestock in this green expanse.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: China
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Weimin Qi