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Rising out of miles of farmland, these buttes are sometimes called the world's smallest mountain range.
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A scenic canyon with thick forests and historic ruins.
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Found: Never-Developed Photos of Mount St. Helens Erupting
Photographer Kati Dimoff found the film at a Portland Goodwill.
June 15, 2017
Borrego Springs, California
A remote desert lookout offers unparalleled views of the California badlands for those who brave the trek.
Added by James Ricci
Get Lost in These Real-World Fairy Tale Landscapes
18 magical places on Earth that seem straight out of a fantasy world.
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The definitive map of the world’s extraordinary sights.
June 09, 2017
Erosiones de Bolnuevo
An enchanting landscape of ancient sandstone structures eroded into otherworldly shapes.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
Zhoushan Shi, China
This abandoned fishing settlement may well be the greenest village in the world.
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Moneragala, Sri Lanka
Udawalawe National Park
Huge herds of Asian elephants can be seen walking, bathing, and just chilling at this Sri Lankan park.
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Rere, New Zealand
Nature's slip and slide.
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A natural wonder that drops 16 stories straight down through rare flora and streaming waterfalls.
Added by planan
Caverns of Sonora
A Texas cave network is home to some of the world's most spectacular-looking and bizarrely named mineral formations.
Added by Steve S
Jekyll Island, Georgia
Constant erosion has created a surreal landscape of bleached and preserved fallen trees.
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A French valley with forests so lush it was nicknamed "the Small Amazonia of the Pyrenees."
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This wondrous waterfall rushing down a green-covered mountain wasn't discovered until 2010.
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Lemnos Sand Dunes
A miniature desert appears out of nowhere on the lush isle of Lemnos, like something out of a Greek myth.
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Tour Percée Double Arch
This stunning natural double arch, the largest in the Alps, went undiscovered until 2005.
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Vila Franca Do Campo, Portugal
Islet of Vila Franca do Campo
A perfectly circular lake formed by the crater of an ancient underwater volcano.
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