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The Wahweap Hoodoos
Giant pinnacles in the sun-scorched lands of Southern Utah have been nicknamed "white ghosts."
Added by lewblank
A 19th-Century Map of Our 'Square and Stationary' Earth
How could the world be spinning? Wouldn't we fall off?
April 25, 2016
Inyo County, California
Millions of years of oxidation make a drive down this winding Death Valley road surprisingly colorful.
Added by Zach Rapport
Santa Catalina, Colombia
The Volcan de Lodo El Totumo
The caldera of this mini-volcano has been turned into a naturally heated mud bath.
Added by Joseph Alexiou
100 Wonders: Cave of the Crystals
A gargantuan crystal kingdom is hidden beneath the surface of Chihuahua, Mexico.
March 24, 2016
Ehlanzeni, South Africa
Bourke's Luck Potholes
Raging waters have created a strange geological site that looks like something off of a progressive rock album cover.
Added by johnsongeographic
Keeseville, New York
This sandstone gorge in Upstate New York is known as the "Little Grand Canyon of the East."
Added by thomasharper
Found: Fairy Circles in Australia
The mysterious phenomenon shows up on a new continent.
March 15, 2016
If they push on just the right spot, even the weakest person can move this titanic boulder.
Added by Tissoz
Found: Five Drowned Limestone 'Apostles'
There were originally 12 of the cliffs standing in Australia.
March 10, 2016
North Yorkshire, England
Harry Potter once visited this massive limestone cliff, which was carved by an ancient glacial river.
Added by LikiWonder
Hòa Hải, Vietnam
Am Phu Cave
This Vietnamese hell cave lets visitors take a walk through a devilish underworld full of demons.
Added by Amy Dupcak
Playa de las Catedrales
Natural stone arches form a walkable "cathedral" at low tide, then disappear entirely when the water returns
Earth Pyramids of Platten
These delicate sand pyramids look like naturally occurring gothic spires
Added by cwl
This gracefully curving formation looks like a massive wave that was suddenly turned to stone
Added by samreeve
Crawling into this primordial cave may feel disconcertingly familiar
Added by ahvenas
This geothermal hot spring hides beneath a slowly growing mineral dome
Added by gailberg
FOUND: The World's Largest Canyon, Hidden Under Antarctic Ice
January 14, 2016
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