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Spotted Lake

Spotted Lake is located in British Columbia’s Similkameen Valley, Canada. It is a drainage basin with no outflow. This small lake is rich in a variety of minerals including calcium, sodium sulphate and magnesium sulphates plus eight...

Spotted Lake

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Shoshone Falls

Shoshone Falls is located on Snake River, at the edge of Twin Falls in Canada. These falls have a 212 feet drop which is 36 feet higher than Niagara Falls. It plunges...

Shoshone Falls

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Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge is the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world and the longest in the Western Hemisphere with a total length of 26,372 feet. It is located in the United States of America and connects...

Mackinac Bridge

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Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is best known for the eponymous domed building symbolizing American democracy. In the early 1790's, the building was known as Jenkins’ Hill. This building is home of the United States Congress. It was built after

Capitol Hill

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Palm Island

Palm Island is the brainchild of Sheik Mohammad Bin Rashid al Maktoum. It represents a group of artificial island that are categorized into three, they are - Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira. They are connected together and made to look like a palm tree. These islands are nestled on...

Palm Island

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Devil’s Kettle Falls

Devil’s Kettle Falls is located in Judge C. R. Magney State Park in Minnesota, US. It is on the north shore of Lake Superior. It is a part of Brule River. This river flows through the Judge C. R. Magney State Park, a few miles south of...

Devil’s Kettle Falls

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Brinicle

Brinicle is known by various other names like ‘finger of death’, ‘ice stalactite’, ‘underwater icicle’ etc. They form in extremely cold ocean environments in Antarctica and the

Brinicle

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Lassen Peak

Lassen Peak is generally known as Mount Lassen. It is a volcanic peak in northern California, US. It is the southernmost active volcano in the Cascade...

Lassen Peak

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Crater Lake

Crater Lake is a caldera lake located in south-central Oregon. It is 8 by 9.7 kilometres (5 by 6 miles) across, with a caldera rim ranging in elevation from 2,100 to 2,400 meters. It is the deepest lake in the

Crater Lake

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Colorado River

The Colorado River flows through seven U.S. states (including, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and California) and two Mexican states. It is a major river in the American southwest and in northern Mexico. It is...

Colorado River

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Mount Logan

Mount Logan is the highest mountain in Canada and also the second highest in North America. It measures 19,551 feet. This mountain is located in Kluane National...

Mount Logan

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Thor’s Well

Thor’s Well is also known as Spouting Horn. It is a large natural hole that is located in a rock bed along Cape Perpetua in the Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon, United States. It is estimated to be around 20...

Thor’s Well

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Yosemite National Park

The Yosemite National Park includes the Yosemite Valley and many of the surrounding mountains stretching across the Sierra Nevada mountain range. This national park covers an area more than 3,000 square kilometers. It is located in California,

Yosemite National Park

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Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece. It is located in the Olympus Range on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia. It measures 7,956 feet above sea level. This mountain is a part of the Olympus massif near the Gulf of Thermai of the Aegean Sea. The summit is often snow-capped...

Mount Olympus

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Bunker Hill Monument

The Bunker Hill Monument was the first public obelisk in the United States. It was erected in commemoration of the Bunker Hill Battle. The battle was fought on June 17, 1775. It was one of the first major...

Bunker Hill Monument

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Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8,586 meters. It is situated in the eastern Himalaya Range and lies partly in Nepal and partly in India. It is also the highest mountain in India and the second highest...

Kanchenjunga

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Easter Island

Easter Island is located about 2,300 miles from Chile’s coast and 2,500 miles east of Tahiti. It covers roughly 64 square miles in the South Pacific Ocean. It is one of the most remote communities in the world with the closest...

Easter Island

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Lake Superior

Lake Superior has a surface area of 31,700 square miles which makes it the world’s largest freshwater lake. It is situated on the northern edge of Wisconsin. It contains 10% of all the earth’s fresh surface water. This

Lake Superior

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Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone National Park occupies an area of 3,468.4 square miles. It is home to the Yellowstone Lake which is one of the largest high altitude lakes in North America. This lake sits of Yellowstone Caldera, the largest...

Yellowstone National Park

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Lake Hillier

Lake Hillier is a pink-coloured saline lake on Middle Island in Western Australia which is the largest island in the archipelago, south of Western Australia. This lake is about 600 metres in length by about...

Lake Hillier

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Hope Diamond

In the Hope Diamond, we have a story with all the twists and turns of a great mystery story. The Hope Diamond, one of the world’s most famous and valuable diamonds, has been worn by kings and queens, as well as wealthy socialites. It’s also said to be cursed. Fun...

Hope Diamond

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Earth’s Cold Region

Where do you think the coldest place on Earth is? It’s not Minnesota or Wisconsin. Nope. Think further south. Fun Facts American scientists at NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have been using remote...

Earth’s Cold Region

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Sea Glass / Beach Glass

Have you ever heard of sea glass? Sometimes known as “beach glass,” “mermaid’s tears,” or “sea pearls,” sea glass has a beautiful, frosted look. But where does it come from? Fun Facts Sea glass is glass that’s been dropped in the

Sea Glass / Beach Glass

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The Crooked Forest

The Crooked Forest is a group of around 400 oddly-shaped pine trees located outside Nowe Czarnowo, West Pomerania, Poland. No one truly knows what caused the trees to adopt this conformation. These pine trees grow with a 90-degree...

The Crooked Forest

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Mount Erebus

Mount Erebus is a stratovolcano which is also the highest and most active volcano of Antarctica. It belongs to the McMurdo Volcanic Group which is located in the Terror Rift, a part of the West Antarctic Rift System. It...

Mount Erebus

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