Photo of the Day 12 August 2008

Nasca Lines, Nasca, Peru, 1964
Photograph by Bates Littlehales
An aerial view shows the famed Nasca Lines of southern Peru. These images, enormous geoglyphs etched into the desert some 2,000 years ago, are so large they can only be discerned from the sky. Some are more than 1,000 feet (300 meters) long.