pictures: scenery in Madagascar

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Below you will find a collection of photos from Madagascar. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler in 2009. While these images are the property of, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.

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Isalo (Isalo)

Andringitra valley

Rice paddies in Madagascar

Pied crow flying above Isalo (Isalo)

Spiny forest and sisal

Forest clearing near Mantandia

Rosewood trafficking boats

Sunset near Anja

Deforestation near Ft. Dauphin

Riambavy waterfall of Andringitra

Mountain peak near Andringitra

Isalo mountains (Isalo)

Cascade d'Antomboka waterfall

Flooded rice fields at sunset

Cascade d'Antomboka (Grande Cascade)

Rock formation Bonnet de L'Evêque seen in the distance


Rice cultivation in Madagascar

Man walking across a barren grassland

Terraced rice paddies in the highlands of Madagascar (RN7)

Fishermen bailing their pirogue

Euphorbia plagiantha

Malagasy women working in rice fields near Isalo

Traveler's palm in Madagascar

Ankarana Tsingy (Ankarana)

Rice fields in the Antanifotsy Valley

Dry sisal fiber (Berenty)

Nosy Mangabe seen from the beach in Maroantsetra

Fire in Madagascar

Aerial view of Nosy Mangabe and the Bay of Antongil

Small village in Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Ranomafana rainforest

Sunset in Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Aerial view of deforestation in western Madagascar (Tulear)

Airplane view of deforestation and erosion in Madagasar

Isalo massif

Aerial view of Ankarana tsingy

Andringitra landscape: boulders and palms

Strangler fig

Aerial view of deforestation in Madagasar

Andringitra creek

Fish-eye view of the tsingy

Rice fields of Malagasy highlands (RN7)

Charcoal for sale on a roadside in Madagascar

tsingy top view (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Hillside village

Savanna fire in Madagascar

Charcoal for sale in Ankiliberengy village in Madagascar