NGS Picture Id:1906569 - Years Of Living Dangerously

NGS Picture Id:1906569

A farm cut from the Amazon rain forest some 50 miles southeast of Santsarem. Photo: George Steinmetz, National Geographic.

KC Fazenda, a farm cut from the Amazon rain forest some 50 miles SE of Santarem. The fields were planted in corn, (soy bean fields are currently fallow) and all that was left of the forest is brazil nut trees, which are illegal to kill under national law.

Location:
S02° 54’56.3″
W054°34’57.8″