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Butte, Montana

The Berkeley Pit

New fungal and bacterial species call this deadly lake home.
46.0600, -112.4906
Anaconda Smoke Stack
Anaconda, Montana

Anaconda Smelter Stack

A smoke stack so large, the Washington Monument could fit inside!
46.1099, -112.9145
Virginia City, Montana

Historic Virginia City

An entire town preserved as a historic landmark.
45.2938, -111.9461
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
44.4609, -110.8281
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
44.5251, -110.8390
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
44.4750, -110.8436
The crow's nest
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
44.4597, -110.8303
Cameron, Montana

Earthquake Lake

An apocalyptic seismic event creates a deadly chain reaction that ends with a 6-mile long lake developing within weeks.
44.8521, -111.3972
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, Connecticut

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University's home for rare works, including the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
41.3115, -72.9271
The main steeple towers over the rest of the old town of Ulm.
Ulm, Germany

Ulm Minster (Ulmer Münster)

The world's tallest church tower reveals a spectacular view to anyone up to the task of climbing the daunting staircase.
48.3985, 9.9918
Galway, Ireland

Brigit's Celtic Garden

The world of the ancient Celtic civilization explained through a bewitching 11 acre garden.
53.3853, -9.2125
Otsu, Japan

Mt. Hiei

Birthplace of the Tendai sect and home to the marathon monks.
35.0665, 135.8439
Kyoto, Japan

Tenryu-Ji Shrine's Bamboo trail

A beautiful bamboo trail tucked in this famous Japanese Shrine.
35.0158, 135.6738
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
34.9672, 135.7733
Kyoto, Japan

Sanjūsangen-dō

1001 carved statues of the Buddhist God of Mercy, each with a unique face.
34.9882, 135.7717
Sake kegs outside the Go'o Shrine.
Kyoto, Japan

Go'o Shrine

Shrine dedicated to boars that is believed to cure foot and leg injuries.
35.0249, 135.7592