With stones rising 220 feet from the ground, Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve in Madagascar casts a landscape unlike any other. Composed of large limestone structures, the stone forest was once submerged completely underwater, some 200 million years ago. Today, the razor-sharp formations spread across 230 square miles, creating a dramatic scene.

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