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Giant Pink Slugs of Mount Kaputar
The unique ecosystem atop an Australian mountain is home to some colorful inhabitants.
Added by Leslie McIntyre
Lincoln, New Hampshire
Even Henry David Thoreau found this glacial pothole irresistible.
Added by misswhite1
A lovers' beach, tucked below the surface of the island, provides a safe haven for romance.
Added by sg495
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
The deepest sinkhole in Central Europe comes with a grisly tale and an unusual nickname: “The Stepmother Abyss.”
Added by Dylan
Calcium-rich water has turned the water and rocks of these Philippines falls slightly green.
Added by bradtilka
Ashburton Lakes, New Zealand
Edoras, capital city of Rohan in Lord of the Rings, once sat atop this isolated New Zealand mountain.
Added by iyumnewyork
See Yellowstone's Beauty Change Through The Ages
How one photographer rephotographed the sites from an 1871 expedition.
March 23, 2016
Tonto Natural Bridge
The largest natural travertine bridge in the world is nestled in a small canyon in central Arizona.
Added by snappingdragonderbyphotog
Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve
This protected reserve is home to a rare and beautiful species of flower.
Added by Mom0ja
Ses Fonts Ufanes
This "flat geyser" bubbles up out of the ground periodically like a disappearing river.
Added by bquetglas
Taza Province, Morocco
The true depths of these stunning Moroccan caves are unknown.
Added by mhh60
Earth Pyramids of Platten
These delicate sand pyramids look like naturally occurring gothic spires.
Added by cwl
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon
This frequently-photographed waterfall takes only a short hike to visit.
Added by Karitxa
Mystic Hot Springs
One man has installed bathtubs into the Utah desert floor to harness the powers of a natural hot spring.
Added by zackofalltrades
Red Tides Are The Auroras of the Sea
January 27, 2016
Live Oak, Florida
The so-called "world's shortest river" is actually a window into a cave.
Added by Mom0ja
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
The Arch of Cabo San Lucas
A graceful natural rock formation stands astride the point where the Gulf of California meets the Pacific Ocean.
Added by lcbudd14
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