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Forbidden City

The Forbidden City in China is one of the best preserved medieval building complexes in the world. It consists of 980 buildings and covers an area of 720,000 square meters. It has a ceremonial Outer Court and a residential Inner Court. It is the world’s largest imperial palace. It was...

Forbidden City

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Newgrange

Newgrange is Ireland’s most famous prehistoric monument which was built by a community of farmers and astronomers around 5,200 years ago. It was constructed around 3200 BC.  This means it is at least 600 years older than the...

Newgrange

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Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. With a surface area of 7,340 square miles, it is the smallest of all the Great Lakes. It is also the easternmost of all the great lakes. The province Ontario was...

Lake Ontario

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Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi is an African Great Lake. It is located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. This lake was formed around 2 million...

Lake Malawi

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is a large Gothic abbey church located in the City of Westminster, London. This is a religious building which also has royal importance. It is the site of coronations and other ceremonies of...

Westminster Abbey

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The Gherkin

The Gherkin is London’s most widely recognized example of contemporary architecture. It is also known as 30 St Mary Axe. This 41 floor building has a height of 180 meters and a total floor space of about 47,950 square meters. It was designed by the architect Norman Foster of the Foster and...

The Gherkin

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Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum is the biggest museum in the world. It is one of the most visited attractions in Paris, France with approximately 17,000 people visiting every day and 70% of them are foreign tourists. There are a total of 380,000...

Louvre Museum

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Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is the third largest Great Lake on the basis of surface water. Its water surface is approximately 22,300 square miles. On the basis of volume, it is the second largest Great Lake as it has 1,180 cubic miles of water. It is also the only Great Lake which is entirely located in the...

Lake Michigan

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Cotopaxi National Park

Cotopaxi National Park is located in Ecuador's Cotopaxi province, Pichincha Province, and Napo Province. It is named after the Cotopaxi Volcano which is located within this park’s boundaries. It is one of the world’s highest...

Cotopaxi National Park

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Mount Pinatubo

Mount Pinatubo is an active volcano. It is located in the Luzon Island in the Philippines. It is classified as a stratovolcano as it has tall...

Mount Pinatubo

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Tribune Tower

Tribune Tower is located at North Michigan Avenue which is also known as the Magnificent Mile, near the Chicago River. This structure is modeled after the Button Tower of the Rouen Cathedral in France. The building was designed...

Tribune Tower

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Potala Palace

Potala Palace was originally built as a present from King Songtsan Gampo to his bride-to-be in 637 AD. It is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. This palace is named after Mount Potalaka. It served as the chief...

Potala Palace

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Fisher Building

Fisher Building is also known as “Detroit’s largest art object”. It is located at 343 South Dearborn Street in the Chicago Loop community area of Chicago. This twenty story building is 275 feet tall. This building was originally built to house the auto company of the Fisher Brothers...

Fisher Building

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United States Capitol

The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress. It is located at 100 Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC. It is sometimes known as the Capitol Building. It is one of the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive buildings in the country. It is a great...

United States Capitol

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Zambezi River

Zambezi River is the fourth longest river in Africa with a length of 2,200 miles. It is also the longest east flowing river in Africa. It originates in the wetlands of the Mwinilunga District of north-western Zambia. The first...

Zambezi River

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Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable body of water in the world as it is situated approximately 3,800 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by the impressive landscapes of the Peruvian Altiplano. It is located on the...

Lake Titicaca

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Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora is an active volcano located on the island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. It is a stratovolcano. A stratovolcano is steeper than a...

Mount Tambora

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Krakatoa

Krakatoa is an Indonesian volcano which is responsible for an eruption that took place in August 1883. It was one of the most deadly volcanic eruptions of modern history as approximately 36,000 people died. This...

Krakatoa

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Mount Saint Helens

Mount Saint Helens is located in Washington, about 55 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon, and 95 miles south of Seattle. It is a volcano which is a part of the Cascade Mountains. It was recognized as a

Mount Saint Helens

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Arkansas River

Arkansas River is the sixth longest river in the United States with a length of 1,469 miles. This river begins in the states of Colorado and flowing through the states of Kansas and Oklahoma and then into the

Arkansas River

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Great Salt Lake

Great Salt Lake is the largest salt water lake in the Western Hemisphere and also the largest lake in the United States which is not a part of the Great Lakes region. This lake covers a surface area of 4,400...

Great Salt Lake

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Southern Ocean

The Southern Ocean is most commonly referred to as the Antarctic Ocean as it surrounds Antarctica. It has various other names including the South Polar Ocean, and the Great Southern Ocean. It is located in the southern...

Southern Ocean

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Mount Saint Elias

Mount Saint Elias is a huge pyramid shaped mountain with an elevation 18,008 feet. It is located on the Canada–United States border, 70 miles...

Mount Saint Elias

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Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 26,658 feet. It is located at the western end of the Himalayan Range in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. It is the highest peak in the Nanga...

Nanga Parbat

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Hudson River

Hudson River is named after Henry Hudson, an English Sea Explorer and navigator who served the Dutch East India Company back in the early 17th century. He explored this river in 1609 for the first time. Initially the river was...

Hudson River

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