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America

National Museum of the American Indian, Washington

The National Museum of the American Indian is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is dedicated to the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of the Native Americans of the Western Hemisphere. It has three facilities: the National Museum of the American… Read More


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Bixby Bridge, Big Sur, California

Bixby Creek Bridge, also known as Bixby Bridge, is a reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch bridge in Big Sur, California. The bridge is located 120 miles (190 km) south of San Francisco and 13 miles (21 km) south of Carmel in Monterey County along California Highway One. Prior to the… Read More


America

Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve, Texas

Hamilton Pool Preserve is a natural pool that was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion thousands of years ago. The pool is located about 23 miles (37 km) west of Austin, Texas off Highway 71. Since the 1960s, Hamilton… Read More


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Fly Geyser

The continuous Fly Geyser of Fly Ranch is on private land and began during 1916 water well drilling that accidentally penetrated a geothermal source.Fly Geyser, has grown substantially in the last 40 years as minerals from the geothermal water… Read More


Pacific

The Twelve Apostles (Victoria), Australia

The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road inVictoria, Australia. Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction. The apostles were formed by erosion: the harsh… Read More


Africa

Sahara, North Africa

The Sahara is the world’s hottest desert, the third largest desert afterAntarctica and the Arctic.  At over 9,400,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi), it covers most of North Africa, making it almost as large as China or the United States. The Sahara stretches from the Red Sea, including parts… Read More


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