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Where in the world ... ?

January 21, 2013 -- Updated 2101 GMT (0501 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Do you know where this photo was taken?
  • CNN will post a new photo each Monday morning and reveal the answer later that day
  • The photo might be related to a recent story -- or it could just be something unusual we found

(CNN) -- [Updated 4 p.m. Monday, January 21] The Northern Lights, aka "nature's most magnificent light show," can be seen in this photo taken last week at an abandoned farm in Akranes, Iceland.

"I am always amazed by their beauty when I see them," said Icelandic iReporter Finnur Andresson, who submitted the photo to CNN. "It's like another world."

The Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, are often seen in the northernmost regions of the world, including Iceland, Canada, Greenland and Alaska. The natural phenomenon is caused when a solar wind -- electrically charged particles emitted by the sun -- interacts with Earth's magnetic field.

You can see more amazing photos of the Lights on Andresson's iReport profile and his Twitter account.

Congrats to CNN.com readers Russell Bowman and Thorunn Kristjansdottir for being the first to correctly answer Iceland in this week's photo challenge!

[Original post] Do you know where this photo was taken?

If you think you know the answer -- or if you just want to take a wild guess -- post it in the comments area below. Later in the day, we'll reveal where the photo was taken and give credit to those who figured it out first. (The more detail, the better!)

Each Monday morning, we'll post a new photo and challenge you to tell us its origin. The photo might be related to a prominent news story or theme -- or it might just be something that caught our eye.

Good luck!

Check out past "Where in the World ...?"

CNN's Sarah Brown, Diana Holden and Susannah Palk contributed to this report.

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