エディション:
日本
写真 | 2009年 04月 16日 03:35 JST

Sands of time

<p>A Congolese laborer collects sand from the river bed to be sold for use in construction on the outskirts of the capital Kinshasa November 2, 2006. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A Congolese laborer collects sand from the river bed to be sold for use in construction on the outskirts ofmore

A Congolese laborer collects sand from the river bed to be sold for use in construction on the outskirts of the capital Kinshasa November 2, 2006. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
1 / 38
<p>Tiger Woods hits from a sand trap on the 18th green during second round play at the 2009 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, April 10, 2009. REUTERS/Shaun Best </p>

Tiger Woods hits from a sand trap on the 18th green during second round play at the 2009 Masters golf tournmore

Tiger Woods hits from a sand trap on the 18th green during second round play at the 2009 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, April 10, 2009. REUTERS/Shaun Best

Close
2 / 38
<p>A woman's hand is seen as rescuers recovered dead bodies from a mass graveyard inside the BDR headquarters in Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 28, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

A woman's hand is seen as rescuers recovered dead bodies from a mass graveyard inside the BDR headquarters more

A woman's hand is seen as rescuers recovered dead bodies from a mass graveyard inside the BDR headquarters in Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 28, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Close
3 / 38
<p>A biker sits on the sand during the "Enduropale" motorcycle endurance race on the beach of Le Touquet, northern France, February 22, 2009. About 1000 motorbikes and 500 quad bike riders descend on Le Touquet every year for the event. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol </p>

A biker sits on the sand during the "Enduropale" motorcycle endurance race on the beach of Le Touquet, nortmore

A biker sits on the sand during the "Enduropale" motorcycle endurance race on the beach of Le Touquet, northern France, February 22, 2009. About 1000 motorbikes and 500 quad bike riders descend on Le Touquet every year for the event. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Close
4 / 38
<p>A sunbather lies on an eroding shoreline near an apartment block on a northern Sydney beach October 3, 2007. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas </p>

A sunbather lies on an eroding shoreline near an apartment block on a northern Sydney beach October 3, 2007more

A sunbather lies on an eroding shoreline near an apartment block on a northern Sydney beach October 3, 2007. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

Close
5 / 38
<p>A tipper truck climbs out of an iron ore mine at Tom Price, about 1,300 km (800 miles) north of Perth May 28, 2008. Picture taken May 28, 2008. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne </p>

A tipper truck climbs out of an iron ore mine at Tom Price, about 1,300 km (800 miles) north of Perth May 2more

A tipper truck climbs out of an iron ore mine at Tom Price, about 1,300 km (800 miles) north of Perth May 28, 2008. Picture taken May 28, 2008. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Close
6 / 38
<p>Demonstrators sit on deckchairs in front of the former Paris Stock Exchange during a rally against the upcoming G20 summit, March 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Demonstrators sit on deckchairs in front of the former Paris Stock Exchange during a rally against the upcomore

Demonstrators sit on deckchairs in front of the former Paris Stock Exchange during a rally against the upcoming G20 summit, March 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Close
7 / 38
<p>A boy walks on the beach at the town of Juan Dolio January 26, 2009. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz </p>

A boy walks on the beach at the town of Juan Dolio January 26, 2009. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A boy walks on the beach at the town of Juan Dolio January 26, 2009. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Close
8 / 38
<p>A sample of Martian soil is shown in this handout image taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 8, 2008 and released to Reuters June 9, 2008. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/Max Planck Institute/Handout </p>

A sample of Martian soil is shown in this handout image taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 8, 2008more

A sample of Martian soil is shown in this handout image taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 8, 2008 and released to Reuters June 9, 2008. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/Max Planck Institute/Handout

Close
9 / 38
<p>RGonzalo Barroilhet of Chile competes in the long jump event of the men's decathlon in the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 21, 2008. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon </p>

RGonzalo Barroilhet of Chile competes in the long jump event of the men's decathlon in the athletics competmore

RGonzalo Barroilhet of Chile competes in the long jump event of the men's decathlon in the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 21, 2008. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Close
10 / 38
<p>Kuwait City airport employees wipe the sand from the red carpet during a sand storm before the arrival of France's President Nicolas Sarkozy in Kuwait February 11, 2009. REUTERS/Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool </p>

Kuwait City airport employees wipe the sand from the red carpet during a sand storm before the arrival of Fmore

Kuwait City airport employees wipe the sand from the red carpet during a sand storm before the arrival of France's President Nicolas Sarkozy in Kuwait February 11, 2009. REUTERS/Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool

Close
11 / 38
<p>A baby sulcata turtle cracks its eggshell in Servion near Lausanne, Switzerland, May 31, 2008. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse </p>

A baby sulcata turtle cracks its eggshell in Servion near Lausanne, Switzerland, May 31, 2008. REUTERS/Denimore

A baby sulcata turtle cracks its eggshell in Servion near Lausanne, Switzerland, May 31, 2008. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Close
12 / 38
<p>Tibetan Buddhist monk Tenzin Samte works on "The Compassionate Sand Mandala for World Peace" during their third day of work at the National Cathedral in Washington, October 18, 2007. The monks are from the Dalai Lama's personal Namgyal Monastery, and created the sacred mandala over three days to coincide with the Dalai Lama's visit to Washington. The mandala represents a Buddha's divine place of residence and its creation and destruction is to symbolize the Buddhist concept of the impermanence of things and the importance of non-attachment. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Tibetan Buddhist monk Tenzin Samte works on "The Compassionate Sand Mandala for World Peace" during their tmore

Tibetan Buddhist monk Tenzin Samte works on "The Compassionate Sand Mandala for World Peace" during their third day of work at the National Cathedral in Washington, October 18, 2007. The monks are from the Dalai Lama's personal Namgyal Monastery, and created the sacred mandala over three days to coincide with the Dalai Lama's visit to Washington. The mandala represents a Buddha's divine place of residence and its creation and destruction is to symbolize the Buddhist concept of the impermanence of things and the importance of non-attachment. REUTERS/Jim Young

Close
13 / 38
<p>A Somali refugee removes sand from her daughter's face as they wait to be transported to a refugee reception centre in the southern Yemeni town of Ahwar after crossing the Gulf of Aden from Somalia on a smugglers' boat September 23, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A Somali refugee removes sand from her daughter's face as they wait to be transported to a refugee receptiomore

A Somali refugee removes sand from her daughter's face as they wait to be transported to a refugee reception centre in the southern Yemeni town of Ahwar after crossing the Gulf of Aden from Somalia on a smugglers' boat September 23, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Close
14 / 38
<p>Competitors walk on the dunes during the Les Sables Marathon, or the Marathon of Sands, in Merzouga in the southern Moroccan Sahara, near Er-Rachidia, March 30, 2008. The Marathon of Sands is a race with the reputation of being the most difficult in the world. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante </p>

Competitors walk on the dunes during the Les Sables Marathon, or the Marathon of Sands, in Merzouga in the more

Competitors walk on the dunes during the Les Sables Marathon, or the Marathon of Sands, in Merzouga in the southern Moroccan Sahara, near Er-Rachidia, March 30, 2008. The Marathon of Sands is a race with the reputation of being the most difficult in the world. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Close
15 / 38
<p>A woman talks on a mobile phone during a heavy sand storm in Zhengzhou, Henan province April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Donald Chan </p>

A woman talks on a mobile phone during a heavy sand storm in Zhengzhou, Henan province April 14, 2009. REUTmore

A woman talks on a mobile phone during a heavy sand storm in Zhengzhou, Henan province April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Donald Chan

Close
16 / 38
<p>A man breaks down rock to make sand for use in construction in Kabul April 13, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani </p>

A man breaks down rock to make sand for use in construction in Kabul April 13, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani <more

A man breaks down rock to make sand for use in construction in Kabul April 13, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Close
17 / 38
<p>A U.S. flag sits atop a pile of sand bags near a levee that breached in Des Moines, Iowa June 14, 2008. REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A U.S. flag sits atop a pile of sand bags near a levee that breached in Des Moines, Iowa June 14, 2008. REUmore

A U.S. flag sits atop a pile of sand bags near a levee that breached in Des Moines, Iowa June 14, 2008. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Close
18 / 38
<p>A snake hunter is silhouetted next to a snake before it was caught in a desert near Abu Simbel, southern Egypt February 19, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A snake hunter is silhouetted next to a snake before it was caught in a desert near Abu Simbel, southern Egmore

A snake hunter is silhouetted next to a snake before it was caught in a desert near Abu Simbel, southern Egypt February 19, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
19 / 38
<p>Visitors rest at Dino Beach in Shanghai July 19, 2008. Dino beach, also known as the "Fake Beach", claims to be one of the biggest water parks in Asia with sand imported from beaches in South China, and has attractions such as wave machines. REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

Visitors rest at Dino Beach in Shanghai July 19, 2008. Dino beach, also known as the "Fake Beach", claims tmore

Visitors rest at Dino Beach in Shanghai July 19, 2008. Dino beach, also known as the "Fake Beach", claims to be one of the biggest water parks in Asia with sand imported from beaches in South China, and has attractions such as wave machines. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Close
20 / 38
<p>Boston Red Sox Alex Cora is safe at second base after hitting a double against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of their American League game in Toronto, August 23, 2008. REUTERS/Mark Blinch </p>

Boston Red Sox Alex Cora is safe at second base after hitting a double against the Toronto Blue Jays duringmore

Boston Red Sox Alex Cora is safe at second base after hitting a double against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of their American League game in Toronto, August 23, 2008. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Close
21 / 38
<p>A sand sculpture of artist's depictions of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is seen during an annual sand sculpture event in the northeast Italian town of Jesolo December 8, 2007. REUTERS/Michele Crosera </p>

A sand sculpture of artist's depictions of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is seen during an annual sand sculpture emore

A sand sculpture of artist's depictions of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is seen during an annual sand sculpture event in the northeast Italian town of Jesolo December 8, 2007. REUTERS/Michele Crosera

Close
22 / 38
<p>Martha Mcelya, (R), lowers her daughter Maria Victoria, to touch the holy dirt at El Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, New Mexico, April 8, 2007. Thousands of visitors make a pilgrimage to visit the small chapel annually every Easter weekend. Many people believe that the dirt inside the chapel has healing powers. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Martha Mcelya, (R), lowers her daughter Maria Victoria, to touch the holy dirt at El Santuario de Chimayo imore

Martha Mcelya, (R), lowers her daughter Maria Victoria, to touch the holy dirt at El Santuario de Chimayo in Chimayo, New Mexico, April 8, 2007. Thousands of visitors make a pilgrimage to visit the small chapel annually every Easter weekend. Many people believe that the dirt inside the chapel has healing powers. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Close
23 / 38
<p>A worker carries sand at a pyramid site in Sakara, Giza province, June 5, 2008. REUTERS/Amr Dalsh</p>

A worker carries sand at a pyramid site in Sakara, Giza province, June 5, 2008. REUTERS/Amr Dalsh

A worker carries sand at a pyramid site in Sakara, Giza province, June 5, 2008. REUTERS/Amr Dalsh

Close
24 / 38
<p>Players from Cuba and Nicaragua jump for the ball during their beach volleyball match at the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro July 17, 2007. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes </p>

Players from Cuba and Nicaragua jump for the ball during their beach volleyball match at the Pan American Gmore

Players from Cuba and Nicaragua jump for the ball during their beach volleyball match at the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro July 17, 2007. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Close
25 / 38
<p>A boy runs down a sand dune while playing after the sun sets at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California January 13, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake </p>

A boy runs down a sand dune while playing after the sun sets at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California Jamore

A boy runs down a sand dune while playing after the sun sets at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California January 13, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Close
26 / 38
<p>Mohmmed Emad, 41, lies buried neck-deep in the sand in the El Dakrror mountain area at Siwa Oasis, 700 km northwest of Cairo and 55 km to the Libyan border, August 12, 2008. The people in Siwa believe that being buried in the sand during the hottest time of the day is a therapeutic treatment which can cure rheumatism, joint pain and sexual impotency. REUTERS/Nasser Nuri </p>

Mohmmed Emad, 41, lies buried neck-deep in the sand in the El Dakrror mountain area at Siwa Oasis, 700 km nmore

Mohmmed Emad, 41, lies buried neck-deep in the sand in the El Dakrror mountain area at Siwa Oasis, 700 km northwest of Cairo and 55 km to the Libyan border, August 12, 2008. The people in Siwa believe that being buried in the sand during the hottest time of the day is a therapeutic treatment which can cure rheumatism, joint pain and sexual impotency. REUTERS/Nasser Nuri

Close
27 / 38
<p>An Uighur man sleeps during a sandstorm as he rides his horse cart delivering hay around the Paklamakan desert, some 100km (63 miles) east to Yecheng, in the region of Xinjiang April 5, 2008. REUTERS/Nir Elias</p>

An Uighur man sleeps during a sandstorm as he rides his horse cart delivering hay around the Paklamakan desmore

An Uighur man sleeps during a sandstorm as he rides his horse cart delivering hay around the Paklamakan desert, some 100km (63 miles) east to Yecheng, in the region of Xinjiang April 5, 2008. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Close
28 / 38
<p>A man prepares to plant corn prepares small sacks of dirt in Pailin, a former Khmer Rouge stronghold, in western Cambodia's Battambang province on February 14, 2009.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif </p>

A man prepares to plant corn prepares small sacks of dirt in Pailin, a former Khmer Rouge stronghold, in wemore

A man prepares to plant corn prepares small sacks of dirt in Pailin, a former Khmer Rouge stronghold, in western Cambodia's Battambang province on February 14, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Close
29 / 38
<p>Relatives and friends of Shiri Katz cover her body attend her funeral in the southern Israeli Kibutz of Gvaram May 13, 2008. Katz was killed by a rocket launched by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip as she visited Moshav Yesha near Sderot. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen </p>

Relatives and friends of Shiri Katz cover her body attend her funeral in the southern Israeli Kibutz of Gvamore

Relatives and friends of Shiri Katz cover her body attend her funeral in the southern Israeli Kibutz of Gvaram May 13, 2008. Katz was killed by a rocket launched by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip as she visited Moshav Yesha near Sderot. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

Close
30 / 38
<p>A display of mannequins set up by Brazilian anti-violence activists, to protest against drug traffickers, is seen on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro December 9, 2008. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos </p>

A display of mannequins set up by Brazilian anti-violence activists, to protest against drug traffickers, imore

A display of mannequins set up by Brazilian anti-violence activists, to protest against drug traffickers, is seen on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro December 9, 2008. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

Close
31 / 38
<p>Sri Lankan soldiers walk on a road in the Puthukkudiyirippu area, where fighting between the Sri Lanka army and the Liberation Tamil Tigers Eelam (LTTE) has taken place, in northeast Sri Lanka February 28, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Sri Lankan soldiers walk on a road in the Puthukkudiyirippu area, where fighting between the Sri Lanka armymore

Sri Lankan soldiers walk on a road in the Puthukkudiyirippu area, where fighting between the Sri Lanka army and the Liberation Tamil Tigers Eelam (LTTE) has taken place, in northeast Sri Lanka February 28, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Close
32 / 38
<p>A dried up river filled with sand winds its way across the desert near Gos Beida in eastern Chad June 5, 2008. Africa's Sahel region suffers from desertification as fertile land gives way to sandy expanses creeping ever southward, compounding problems in a region already affected by wars and rebellions, many of them driven by competition for scant resources.  REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A dried up river filled with sand winds its way across the desert near Gos Beida in eastern Chad June 5, 20more

A dried up river filled with sand winds its way across the desert near Gos Beida in eastern Chad June 5, 2008. Africa's Sahel region suffers from desertification as fertile land gives way to sandy expanses creeping ever southward, compounding problems in a region already affected by wars and rebellions, many of them driven by competition for scant resources. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Close
33 / 38
<p>Mohammed Ba, 23, poses for a portrait during a break from his job using a car axle to pound sand into dust to extract precious metals from beach sand in Senegal's capital Dakar June 21, 2007. It looks like a medieval alchemist's den, this tumbledown shack where young Africans use bubbling blue acid to turn dust into gold.  REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

Mohammed Ba, 23, poses for a portrait during a break from his job using a car axle to pound sand into dust more

Mohammed Ba, 23, poses for a portrait during a break from his job using a car axle to pound sand into dust to extract precious metals from beach sand in Senegal's capital Dakar June 21, 2007. It looks like a medieval alchemist's den, this tumbledown shack where young Africans use bubbling blue acid to turn dust into gold. REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly

Close
34 / 38
<p>Farmers plant grass to stabilize sand dunes at the edge of the Mu Us Desert in Lingwu, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region March 12, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Farmers plant grass to stabilize sand dunes at the edge of the Mu Us Desert in Lingwu, Ningxia Hui Autonomomore

Farmers plant grass to stabilize sand dunes at the edge of the Mu Us Desert in Lingwu, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region March 12, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Close
35 / 38
<p>The body of an Ethiopian woman lies on the beach of Rada after she washed up on the beach in the southern Yemeni province of Sabwa September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

The body of an Ethiopian woman lies on the beach of Rada after she washed up on the beach in the southern Ymore

The body of an Ethiopian woman lies on the beach of Rada after she washed up on the beach in the southern Yemeni province of Sabwa September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Close
36 / 38
<p>A girl walks on top of a dune near Ouled Said ksar, a fortified village on the outskirts of the oasis town of Timimoun, about 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Algiers March 24, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

A girl walks on top of a dune near Ouled Said ksar, a fortified village on the outskirts of the oasis town more

A girl walks on top of a dune near Ouled Said ksar, a fortified village on the outskirts of the oasis town of Timimoun, about 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Algiers March 24, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Close
37 / 38
<p>An Egyptian boy sand-boards in Al Katania dunes, about 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Cairo, March 27, 2009. REUTERS/Tarek Mostafa </p>

An Egyptian boy sand-boards in Al Katania dunes, about 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Cairo, March 27, 2009.more

An Egyptian boy sand-boards in Al Katania dunes, about 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Cairo, March 27, 2009. REUTERS/Tarek Mostafa

Close
38 / 38

次のスライドショー

Protests end in Bangkok

Thousands of anti-government protesters were put on buses back to their home provinces after their leaders surrendered to the military in Bangkok.

2009年 04月 15日

Presidential hunger strike

Bolivian President Evo Morales enters the fifth day of a hunger strike in protest of opposition lawmakers' efforts to block an election reform law.

2009年 04月 14日

Pirate rescue

Navy snipers kill three pirates holding Captain Richard Phillips, ending the five-day hostage drama, but other pirates vow revenge.

2009年 04月 14日

Rescuing religion

Figures of Catholicism and antiquity are pulled from damaged buildings, in an effort to clean-up earthquake ravished central Italy.

2009年 04月 14日

その他のスライドショー

Recovery efforts continue in Canada's flood-hit British Columbia

Recovery efforts continue in Canada's flood-hit British Columbia

The Canadian province of British Columbia continues recovery efforts after major flooding killed four people, cut off rail access to Vancouver and closed numerous highways.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

A selection of our top news photography from the past week.

Pictures of the year: Entertainment

Pictures of the year: Entertainment

Our top entertainment photos of the year.

Pictures of the year: Oddly

Pictures of the year: Oddly

Our top odd and unusual photos in 2021.

Mexican shelters fret over migrant influx

Mexican shelters fret over migrant influx

Migrant shelters in northern Mexico fear they will be overwhelmed by an influx of asylum seekers when the United States resumes a Trump-era program to return them to Mexico.

Pictures of the year: Aerials

Pictures of the year: Aerials

Our top photos taken from above this year.

Pictures of the Year: Environment

Pictures of the Year: Environment

Our top environment photos in 2021.

Pictures of the year: Animals

Pictures of the year: Animals

Our top animal photos of 2021 so far.

Biden hosts National Christmas Tree lighting

Biden hosts National Christmas Tree lighting

President Joe Biden and his wife Jill participate in the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony outside the White House.

スライドショーランキング