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The Bulb River
35,000 grape hyacinths flow like water down a garden hill.
Added by AaronNetsky
Homeward Bound: Pigeon Navigation
Meet a flock of homing pigeons and explore the mystery of bird navigation with the LA Pigeon Club.
El Paso, Texas
Hueco Tanks State Park
Explore an incredible range of natural catch-basin rocks covered in pictographs spanning many millennia.
Trou de Fer (The Iron Hole)
At the center of an island in the middle of the Indian Ocean is a deep chasm ringed by tall waterfalls.
Added by patrice
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Tour
Join us for a wildlife tour through one of London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries, with a closer look at the poisonous plants that reside there.
This dramatic landscape hidden on the Isle of Skye looks as though you've stepped into the magical realm.
Added by kerrymwolfe
Division No. 23, Canada
Little Limestone Lake
The world's largest and most outstanding marl lake regularly changes color.
Added by rabuchanan111
The Stunning Early Infographics and Maps of the 1800s
Educational diagrams of scientific discoveries, from the moon's surface to the longest rivers.
January 30, 2017
Metolius Balancing Rocks
Formerly secret, precariously perched boulders.
Added by dema43
Provincia de Bongará, Peru
The world's third-tallest waterfall wasn't revealed to the world at large until 2006.
Added by Dylan
Pravčická brána (Pravčice Gate)
Europe's largest natural bridge has a 19th century royal chateau built into its side.
Added by Sebastian Wortys
Giant Snow 'Mushrooms' Are Winter's Rarest Natural Wonder
They can grow 12 feet wide.
January 04, 2017
Gullfoss (Golden Falls)
If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
Added by RHyzer
This lake in the Cascades lives up to its name, disappearing down a hole every spring.
Added by ewayte
Haukadalur Geothermal Field
This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
Added by Anne Reddington
A natural wonder in south Denmark.
Added by hcw2rp
The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
Added by tdang
Jigokudani (Hell Valley)
A steaming, boiling hellscape sources Hokkaido's thermal baths.
Added by Merlucdai
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