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Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is one of the most recognized peaks that make up the Alps. It straddles two countries, Switzerland and Italy. This mountain is the result of the...

Matterhorn

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Mount Elbrus

Mount Elbrus is an inactive volcano located in the Western Caucasus mountain range. It is the highest mountain in Russia. This mountain has two summits, the east summit measuring 5,621 meters and the West Summit...

Mount Elbrus

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Death Valley

Death Valley is one of the most breathtaking expanses of nature in the United States. It is situated in eastern California. It is also one of the most extreme environments on earth as it is extremely hot, extreme...

Death Valley

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Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes. It is located in southern Italy, on the Gulf of Naples. It is the only volcano on the...

Mount Vesuvius

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Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and in Europe, its summit reaching 15,777 feet. The name has been derived from French and it means ‘White Mountain’. It has got this name due to the fact that the mountain is covered by snowfield and glaciers. This mountain is located between...

Mont Blanc

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Mount Lhotse

Mount Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world at an elevation of 27,940 feet. It is located about 3 kilometers south of Mount Everest. The summits of these two mountains are connected by the South Col, a ridge at an...

Mount Lhotse

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Mount Fuji – Japan

Mount Fuji is one of the most famous mountains in the world and also the highest in Japan with a height of 3,766 meters. It is also the world’s most climbed mountain and attracts over 300,000 visitors each year. It is located on...

Mount Fuji – Japan

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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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Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier is an active volcano located in the southeast of Seattle, Washington. It last erupted in 1894. It is a part of the Cascade Range and also the highest

Mount Rainier

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Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano in the south-central part of the island of Hawaii. It is also the tallest mountain in the Hawaiian chain with an elevation of 4205 meters above sea level. The peak of this volcano is the...

Mauna Kea

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Tallest Mountain in the North America

Denali is the tallest mountain in North America with a height of 6190 metres. It is the third highest of the seven summits. In 1896, this mountain was named as Mount McKinley by William Dickey after President William McKinley. In August 2015, it was officially renamed as mountain Denali with...

Tallest Mountain in the North America

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Mountain Life

Mountain Life
If you’ve ever gone hiking in the Rocky Mountains or Sierras in the western United States , you know that the higher you go, the colder conditions get. The air is thinner and...

Mountain Life

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Valleys

Valleys
Try this experiment in your sandbox or in a dirt pile. Make a tall mound of sand or dirt. Now slowly pour a little water on top of the mound. Let it drain and pour more water. Repeat the process several times. Now look at what’s happening. Chances are, the water is draining in one...

Valleys

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Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing

Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing
Have you ever explored a cave? Caves are dark and interesting. You might imagine animals or people that have been in the cave before you. But have you ever wondered how a cave is made? Caves are usually made when water runs over soft rock, such as limestone. The acid in the water slowly eats...

Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing

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