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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Ankarana cave

Aerial view of deforestation in Madagasar

Spiny forest vegetation at sunset (Berenty)

Tsaranoro Mountain, 2625-foot face of granite

Man walking across a barren wasteland

Burning savanna in Madagascar

Canyon des singes

Fire-resistant Bismarck Palms (Bismarckia nobilis) near Isalo


Damage from a graphite mine near Mantandia

Rapids on a river near Mantadia

Limestone tsingy

Fire in Madagascar

Waterfall in the Antanifotsy Valley

Limestone tsingy

Rock formation Bonnet de L'Evêque seen in the distance

Sunset near Anja

Deforestation near Ranomafana

Fire in Madagascar

Countryside along road from Fianarantsoa (RN7)

Rice and elephant-ear plants

Aerial view of Ft. Dauphin

Village in the Tsaranoro Valley

Tana rice fields

Giant sink hole in Ankarana

Deforestation in Northern Madagascar

Pile of charcoal in Madagascar

Canyon des rats in Isalo NP (Isalo)

Brick house along RN7

Aerial view of deforestation in Madagasar

Zebu-herding boys doing kung fu moves on RN7 near Anja

Bay on Antongil at dawn

Border of Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park

Isalo sunset

Clay cliffs in Perinet (Andasibe)

Aerial view of deforestation and erosion in southern Madagascar (Isalo)

Aerial view of an Antandroy village

Aerial view of rice paddies near Maroantsetra

Rice cultivation in Madagascar

Men repairing a grass roof in the Antanifotsy Valley

Countryside along road from Fianarantsoa (RN7)

Bismarck Palms (Bismarckia nobilis) and savanna near Isalo

Canyon of Cascade des Nymphes in Isalo (Isalo)

Canyon des rats in Isalo NP (Isalo)

Aerial view of deforestation in western Madagascar (Tulear)

Aerial view of Berenty plantation (Berenty)

Family working in a rice field in Madagascar

Working rice fields in Madagascar