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Northern Lights

Northern Lights
Since the beginning of time, people have told stories and legends to explain natural, but mysterious, occurrences. The Northern Lights is one example. The Vikings thought the Northern Lights were caused by the shining weaponry of immortal warriors. The Alaskan Inuit people believed the lights...

Northern Lights

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Giant’s Causeway

Giant’s Causeway
Forget leprechauns. The Irish have giants, as well. Stretching across the Irish Sea sits over 40,000 black basalt columns. Some of the columns are more than 35 feet tall. The black columns...

Giant’s Causeway

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Cappadocia – The Natural Wonder in Turkey

Cappadocia – The Natural Wonder in Turkey
Visiting Cappadocia in Turkey is like going to another planet. Hundreds of volcanic rock formations look like fairy houses. Tall columns are topped with domed roofs. Some of the...

Cappadocia – The Natural Wonder in Turkey

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Victoria Falls – The World’s Largest Waterfall

Victoria Falls – The World’s Largest Waterfall
In Africa, on the borders of Zimbabwe and Zambia, sits the world’s largest waterfall, Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls was named by a Scottish missionary and explorer, Dr. David...

Victoria Falls – The World’s Largest...

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Uluru – Australia’s Ayers Rock

Uluru – Australia’s Ayers Rock
In central Australia, you’ll find a very, very large rock known as Uluru, or as the Aussies call it- Ayers Rock. The rock is made of sandstone. It changes color during the day,...

Uluru – Australia’s Ayers Rock

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