Frans Lanting

It may look like a vision of an alien planet, but it is a scene from planet Earth. Primitive bacteria stain the sides of a geyser with fantastic colors while hot water erupts from deep underground. Scientists believe that this is the kind of extreme environment where life may have begun on earth billions of years ago. This exquisite place is fragile, and it's located on private property not open to the public. I photographed it with special permission from the owners. Thank you for respecting their goal to protect it. Follow me @FransLanting to learn more about the history of life on earth. @natgeo @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #amazing #nature #earth #beauty #picoftheday #colors

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Everett Chamberlain

I need to see this in person!

Sarah Marshall πŸ‘πŸ”₯πŸ‘

This earth is a magical alien planet , we are so blessed to be here @vooodoochildi

Maria:

What a great experience! Beautiful landscape..thanks for sharing!

Suzan_Northrup

Very nice picture 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟

cccpp9er

@sarahtallwally Yea that's where life started