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San Simeon, California
The unbelievably opulent home built for an infamous newspaperman.
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Iceland's largest hot spring is a little bit haunted and a little bit dangerous.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
This large midwestern cavern features impressive rock formations and an underground waterfall.
Added by Redozzi
Washington Aqueduct Chemical Tower
Every drop of D.C. tap water flows through this old waterworks.
Added by Elliot Carter
Warm Springs, Virginia
Bubbling up from deep underground is the warm crystal clear water that fills the Jefferson Pools, America's oldest spa.
Added by hcw2rp
Los Angeles, California
Japanese Garden at the Donald C. Tillman Water Reclamation Plant
This traditional garden in the San Fernando Valley doubled for Star Fleet Academy, and is irrigated entirely by wastewater.
Added by rawktopus
Provincia de Bongará, Peru
The world's third-tallest waterfall wasn't revealed to the world at large until 2006.
Added by Dylan
The World's Oldest Pool of Water
It's 2 billion years old!
Added by slaskow
A hidden bathhouse in one of Stockholm's oldest and busiest neighborhoods is open to anyone who can find it.
Added by hrnick
The mysterious wonder of an underground waterfall is illuminated by multicolored lights.
Added by vivianilene
Del Monte Forest, California
Ghost Trees of Pescadero Point
Haunting and beautiful trees, doomed to die.
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The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
Added by tdang
Tengerszem Nature Preserve
An industrial site turned into Hungary's most cherished natural wonder.
Added by ahvenas
The oldest continual pilgrimage site in Britain was supposedly created by a gruesome beheading.
Added by thescousewife
Ali Sadr, Iran
Ali Sadr Cave
This vast, water-filled underground labyrinth can only be toured by boat.
Added by fafafariba
Puerto Inca, Peru
The Boiling River of the Amazon
This scalding hot river was thought to be a myth, until one geoscientist made it his quest to study the mystical waters.
Added by Lauren J Young
F-3 P-2, India
Skeleton Lake of Roopkund, India
A lake with hundreds of ancient skeletons surrounding it. The surprise is what killed them…
Added by Dylan
A Guide to the 58 Crazy Different Terms for 'Water'
Lochs, ghylls, bights, freshets and other watery wonders, defined.
September 24, 2016
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