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Flysch Rock Formation, Zumaia Spain

Flysch is a sequence of sedimentary rocks that is deposited in a deep marine facies in the foreland basin of a developing orogen. Flysch...

Watermelon Valley, Egypt

Name: Watermelon Valley "Wadi El Battikh" Locality: New Valley Governorate, Egypt Chert nodules of the Drunka Formation (Lower Eocene) are mostly spherical, have diameters from 40...

Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument contains Jewel Cave, currently the third longest cave in the world, with 181.89 miles (292.72 kilometers) of mapped passageways. It...

Champagne Pool

Champagne Pool is a prominent geothermal feature within the Waiotapu geothermal area in the North Island of New Zealand. The terrestrial hot spring is located...

Devils Postpile National Monument

Devils Postpile National Monument is located near Mammoth Mountain in eastern California. The national monument protects Devil's Postpile, an unusual rock formation of columnar...

Hvítserkur

Hvítserkur is a 15 m high basalt stack along the eastern shore of the Vatnsnes peninsula, in northwest Iceland. The rock has two holes at...

Stair Hole

Stair Hole is a small cove that is to the west of Lulworth Cove in Dorset, southern England. The folded limestone strata known as the...

Angel Falls “World’s Highest Waterfall”

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 meters (3,212 ft) and a...

Angel Falls

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 meters (3,212 ft) and a...

Crystal Mountain, Egypt

The Crystal Mountain is situated between the Baharyia Oasis and the Farafra Oasis, in the White Desert's North. Despite its name, the Crystal Mountain...

Psychedelic Salt Mine, Russia

Hundreds of feet below a Russian city is an abandoned salt mine which might as well be the inside of a rave. The walls are...

The world’s newest island

A new island has been formed in the South Pacific after the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga. Images have emerged of the island's...

Caño Cristales, Colombia

Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena province of Meta. It's a tributary of the Guayabero River. The...

Valley of Balls

The Mangystau region of Kazakhstan, near the borders of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, is a huge, empty place. In total, it covers 165,600 square kilometers...

Cave of Crystals “Giant Crystal Cave”

Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 metres (980 ft) below the surface in...

Nambung National Park, Australia

Nambung National Park is a national park in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 200 km northwest of Perth, Australia and 17 km south...

Dean’s Blue Hole

Dean's Blue Hole is said to be the deepest blue hole in the world, and  the second largest underwater chamber. Experts at Reeldivers and ...

Great Blue Hole

The Great Blue Hole is a giant submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small...

Durdle Door, England

Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset, England. It is privately owned by the Welds, a...

Sarmiento Petrified Forest

It is located just 30 km away to the South of Sarmiento, Argentina. This provincial natural monument is a forest from the Cenozoic Era....

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