Fall splendor

Around the world, autumn paints the landscape with bright, bold colors.

Fall leaves lay among the gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Oct. 28.

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A fallen leaf sits on the backrest of a park bench in the Schoenberg area of Berlin, Nov. 1.

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A mother and child look at autumn leaves at The National Arboretum in Westonbirt, western England, Oct. 22.

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Colored leaves can be seen in the tree tops of beech trees in the Schlaubetal near Bremsdorf, eastern Germany, on Oct. 24.

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People walk past a heart made of leaves on the grass in Berlin's Tiergarten Park, Nov. 2.

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Colored leaves lay on stones in the Schlaube river near Bremsdorf, eastern Germany, on Oct. 24.

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Trees on the Sharr mountains, located southeast of Kosovo, are seen during autumn, Oct. 24.

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Children play with fallen leaves in a park in Bucharest on Oct. 21.

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Colored leaves at the Kamikochi Resort in Matsumoto, northwest of Tokyo on Nov. 1. The viewing of autumn leaves has been a popular activity in Japan for centuries and today draws large numbers of travelers both in the mountains and in the cities.

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Leaves from a Japanese Maple are seen as they change color at The National Arboretum in Westonbirt, western England, Oct. 22.

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Woohwa Lake surrounded by autumn foilage inside Mount Naejang National Park in Jeongeup, North Jeolla Province, South Korea, Nov. 2.

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A dogwood tree reflected in a pond at Shaver Lake, Calif. on Oct. 17.

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Golden autumn leaves frame a view over Titi lake Oct. 12 in Titisee-Neustadt, Germany.

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Fall colors reflect in a pond as mallard ducks enjoy the summer-like temperatures Oct. 8 in Minneapolis.

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Pedestrians walk along a path lined by trees in the midst of changing to seasonal autumnal colors Oct. 8 at the Royal Botanic Gardens in London.

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A deer forages for food in the early morning sun as cooler temperatures bring on the autumn season Oct. 11 at Dunham Massey in Lymm, England. Along with the shortening daylight hours and cooler weather, it's also rutting season for red and fallow deer herds in Britain.

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A woman tosses leaves in the air at a park Oct. 11 on an autumn day in the Belarusian capital of Minsk.

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Farmer Angela Alison arranges apples Sept. 27 at Whitehouse farm in Wilberfoss, northern England. The farm diversified in 2002, planting 2,000 trees with around 200 varieties, which are sold through local outlets.

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Colorful leaves are seen in the foreground as Mount Washington peaks through the clouds Sept. 29 in Bretton Woods, N.H.

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Maple leaves in their autumnal colors are illuminated by the sun Oct. 7 in a park in Moscow.

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Ron Winalski of Vernon, Conn., casts a line at Valley Falls Park in Vernon on Oct. 14.

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Autumnal colors adorn the wall of a house Sept. 29 in Essen, Germany.

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Cows graze on a hill above the central Bohemian town of Votice, 40 miles south of Prague, Czech Republic, on Oct. 12 on a sunny autumn day.

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The sun filters through the trees Oct. 14 in Celestine, Ind.

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Tree tops rise above the fog Oct. 14 in a valley in Jasper, Ind.

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A horse walks in a field surrounded by fall colors Oct. 12 in Thomas Township near Saginaw, Mich.

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A yellowed leaf lies in drops of water on the roof of a blue car Oct. 15 in Dresden, eastern Germany.

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A man walks across a park Oct. 13 as the season's first snow falls on Moscow.

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