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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...

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