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Welcome to GNS Science Visual Media Library

Over 100,000 photos and images available.

Our Photo Library (VML) contains over 100,000 stock images of geological features and scientific research including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and landforms.  Not all of our photographs are available through the Visual Media Library, so contact us with any further queries.

High resolution images are available for purchase for publications, displays and website usage. Low resolution images are free of copyright charges for study or non-commercial reference purposes.

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