This inspiring book of landscape photography from National Geographic captures the beauty of nature in all its breathtaking variations. Natural scenery--whether mountain peaks against a crystal blue sky, shimmering expanses of ocean or desert, or the perfection of a moss-laden path--affects us deeply, by turns eliciting joy, peace, awe, and a state of grace. Sublime Nature collects images that inspire these emotions, culled from the archives of the world's leading photographers. Award-winning photojournalist and conservationist Cristina Mittermeier adds context, offering readers a visceral connection to the natural universe. Filled with breathtaking images, Sublime Nature captures our special relationship with nature in all its incarnations, inspiring us to protect its future.