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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Grass and rice in the Tsaranoro Mountain

dry rice paddies from air (Ankavandra)


Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus)

Fishing pirogues off Arovana (Ankorohoke)

Sunset viewed through natural rock window in Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Mantadia rainforest

Andringitra landscape

tana rice paddies (Tana)

Rice fields in Tana

Rice fields of Malagasy highlands (RN7)

Fish-eye photo of Tsaranoro Mountain

Distant rain at sunset in Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Flooded terraced rice fields in the Antanifotsy Valley

Housing for miners in southern Madagascar

Fishing boat in the Bay of Antongil

Cordilla(?) flowers

Terraced rice fields near Fianarantsoa

Man and woman walking from the fields

Isalo NP mountains (Isalo)

Countryside along road from Fianarantsoa (RN7)

Tavy in Madagascar

Ankiliberengy village in Madagascar

Sunset in Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Forested valley near Joffreville

Andringitra landscape

Rice fields of Malagasy highlands (RN7)

Deforestation near Ranomafana


Sunrise over Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Man poling his pirogue

Acacia pods

Sunrise over Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Ankiliberengy village

Isalo massif


Border of Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park

Andringitra landscape: boulders and palms

model house (Tana)

River that forms the border of Andringitra National Park in the Antanifotsy Valley

Rice fields of Malagasy highlands (RN7)

Plantation on the north coast of Madagascar near Ankify


Damage from a graphite mine near Mantandia

Breaking waves in southern Madagascar (Ft. Dauphin)

Andringitra landscape

Deforestation near Lokobe Reserve

Mesa in Madagascar