A photo of the marble caves of Patagonia.
Patagonia is a sparsely populated region located at the southern end of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile.
The region comprises the southern section of the Andes mountains as well as the deserts, pampas and grasslands east of this southern portion of the Andes.
Patagonia has two coasts: western facing the Pacific Ocean and eastern facing the Atlantic Ocean.
It won the honourable mention prize in the nature category of the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year.
See all the winners in the National Geographic gallery.
Image Credit: Photograph by Clane Gessel/National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year.