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The End of the Road The End of the Road
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The Chain of Craters road ends here due to lava flows covering the road.


Havasupai Falls Havasupai Falls
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These are the beautiful Havasupai Falls (or sometimes called Havasu Falls) in part of the Grand Canyon. The falls are fed by Havasu Creek which is known for it's beautiful blue-green water and limestone formations.

Vichy Celestins Spring Vichy Celestins Spring
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Spring of the natural mineral water Vichy Celestins.
Naturally 17,3 degrees and Sparkling

The Ever Changing Face of the Earth, River The Ever Changing Face of the Earth, River
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The snakelike body of a river does not actually stay forever. In fact its bends will someday meet each other and form a shortcut at first (4°37'08.00"S 65°34'49.00"W, best viewed at alt of 3miles. Then after a few given times (could be decades), sedimentation will block the older path and form an oxbow lake (4°37'07.00"S 65°34'01.00"W). And then, after a few more decades thi...

Independence Rock Independence Rock
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Named for a fur trader's Fourth of July celebration in 1830, this huge rock became one of the most famous of all Oregon Trail landmarks. The giant piece of granite is 1,900 feet long, 700 feet wide, and 128 feet high. The landmark was a favorite resting place for travelers along the trail. Called the "Great Register of the Desert", more than 5,000 names of early emigrants were carved ...

Porcelain Basin - Yellowstone Porcelain Basin - Yellowstone
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Porcelain Basin, part of Norris Geyser Basin, is home to Whirligig Geyser, known for its helicopter blade like noises.

shortcut of river shortcut of river
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this river is changing in the time, news routes is availables for the animals

Lower Falls - Yellowstone Lower Falls - Yellowstone
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The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River is the most inspiring of the waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park. It is 308 ft. high, and thunders through the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. It is certainly a must see for all visitors to the park...
-http://www.waterfallswest.com/wy-lower-yellowstone-falls.html

Velodrome rock formation Velodrome rock formation
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Heavily folded sedimentary rock units, named the velodrome after its distinctive exposure and bedding. to get the best view, look at the placemark due west, at low angle, from the top of one of the nearby peaks.

Dead wood Dead wood
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In this area arise a lake because of the subsidence caused by mining. You see a lot of dead trees standing in the water.

Badwater Basin Badwater Basin
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Badwater Basin is the location of the lowest point in the western hemisphere. It is located in death Valley, California and is at 282 feet (86 m) below sea level.

Defile de la Hermida Defile de la Hermida
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A small road between the Picos de Europa, and the only road to go to Fuente De

Bassin Arcachon Bassin Arcachon
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The whole bassin, with the famous Pyla dune. This area is famous for his oesters

Iceberg Iceberg
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Hi-Res iceberg near the island of South Georgia

red islands in blue sea red islands in blue sea
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red islands in blue sea

Old Harry Rocks Old Harry Rocks
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Old Harry Rocks at Handfast Point is situated in the English Channel where the Purbeck Hills fall into the sea in Dorset, England.

The rocks include a collection of islands, a natural arch, stacks and stumps are formed by the erosion of the chalk cliffs.

Pyramids Brianza Pyramids Brianza
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These are very similar Pyramids as in Giza. Same angle, same hight.

Nevada Fall Nevada Fall
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Nevada Fall is a 594' high waterfall located on the Merced River in Yosemite National Park in California.

Capraia Island Capraia Island
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After Elba and the Giglio it is the third island of most northern from Tuscany Archipel for dimensions and after Gorgona. The porticciolo it is the heart of the country, where the little tens of inhabitants gather that are available between fishermen and traders. The houses are all lowlands and placed side by side one to the other, from above of one cliff erge the Saint Fort George, connected ...

Buccaneer Archipelago West Kimberley Buccaneer Archipelago West Kimberley
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Buccaneer Archipelago West Kimberley


Bowling Green Bay NP Queensland Australia Bowling Green Bay NP Queensland Australia
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Bowling Green Bay NP Queensland Australia


Cathedral Caves Cathedral Caves
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Cathedral Caves is a limestone cave system on Waipati Beach in the Catlins, New Zealand. The caves are only accessible during low tide.

Mar Chiquita Mar Chiquita
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One of the most "chiquitas" (smallest) beaches. Located in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico.

Squirrel Squirrel
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The Squirrel Lake

Mount Connor Mount Connor
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Mount Connor (also known as Attila or Artilla), reaching to 859 m (2,500 ft) above sea level and to 300 m (985 ft) above ground level, is located southeast of Lake Amadeus in the southwest corner of the Northern Territory, 88 km east-south-east of Uluru at the border of the vast Curtin Springs cattle station. Mount Conner is a flat-topped and horseshoe-shaped mountain and can easily be confused...

Arctic Regions - New Siberian Islands Overlay Arctic Regions - New Siberian Islands Overlay
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More one overlay of this high latitudes, with ice images (This overlay is from a photo taken at 29 June 2005 01:50 UTC).
The New Siberian Islands (Russian: Новосиби́рские острова) are an archipelago located to the North of the East Siberian coast between the Laptev...

Arctic Regions - Novaya Zemlya Overlays - 2001-2005 Arctic Regions - Novaya Zemlya Overlays - 2001-2005
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Global warming...

Repeat with me:

Global warming...
Global warming...
Global warming...

Arctic Regions - Franz Josef Land 2002-2005 Arctic Regions - Franz Josef Land 2002-2005
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I don't know if there's much overlays in high latitudes, and we're living in the era of global warming (And it's inconvenients truths)... Here's my contribution.

At latitudes between 80.0° and 81.9° north, it is the most northerly group of islands associated with Eurasia.

Note: Difficult to adjust the correct rotation of the images (Without the leading edges) due t...

Westlake Hangzhou China Westlake Hangzhou China
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Westlake Hangzhou China
Westsee Hangzhou China
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westsee

The biggest meteoroid ever found on earth The biggest meteoroid ever found on earth
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The biggest meteoroid ever found on earth, named "Hoba-Meteorite". It's located near Grootfontein/Namibia and has an 66-ton iron body.
For more infos: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoba_meteorite

Big strom Big strom
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I think it's a lake and almost dried up. The white tempest uprolled 4km at least.

Mofwe Lagoon Mofwe Lagoon
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a view of the Mofwe Lagoon

Externsteine Externsteine
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The Externsteine (51°52′8″N, 8°55′3″E) are a distinctive rock formation located in the Teutoburger Wald region of northwestern Germany, not far from the city of Detmold at Horn-Bad Meinberg. The formation consists of several tall, narrow columns of rock which rise abruptly from the surrounding wooded hills. The name probably means "stones of the Egge".

Condensation trail Condensation trail
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A strip of condensation trail cross over the sky of Seki,Japn. And also you may find it's shadow clearly on the land.Cool!!!

Hubbard Glacier Hubbard Glacier
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A viex of Hubbard Glacier in SE Alaska.


Strange Crop of Trees Strange Crop of Trees
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I dont know what it is, but why this shape of trees on an island in the middle if the ocean?


Huangguoshu Fall Huangguoshu Fall
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The larggest fall in China. width:20m(40m in summer) height:60m

Lake Natron in Tanzania Lake Natron in Tanzania
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Lake Natron is a saline lake located in northern Tanzania, close to the Kenyan border, in Africa's Great Rift Valley. The lake is quite shallow, less than three meters (10 feet) deep, and varies in width depending on its water level.

The color of the lake is characteristic of those where very high evaporation occurs. As water evaporates during the dry season, salinity levels incr...

Worms Head. Gower. UK. Worms Head. Gower. UK.
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Famous land structure in Gower, Wales, UK.

Black Rock Desert - Home of Burning Man Festival Black Rock Desert - Home of Burning Man Festival
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The Black Rock Desert is a dry lake bed in northwestern Nevada in the United States. Considered one of the flattest surfaces on the earth, the desert is part of the extended playa of the lake bed of prehistoric Lake Lahontan, which existed between 20,000 and 9,000 years ago during the last ice age. During the lake's peak around 12,700 years ago, the desert floor was under approximately 500 feet...
Queen Perseus Queen Perseus
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Djibouti city just like a alien's head, you can find the eye,mouth, corn head and sensor on the head.

Epicenter of 921 Earthquake Epicenter of 921 Earthquake
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The biggest earthquake in Taiwanese history.It happened at 1:45am on September 21 1999.The epicenter is a mile under the ground in Nantou near Puli. 2,034 people were confirmed dead. Another 6,536 were injured and 2,308 were trapped, while 208 were still listed as missing.

Swirly Rivers Swirly Rivers
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A pin of some very interesting natural rivers in Russia.

Wadi Qadisha Wadi Qadisha
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An UNESCO World Heritage site, the Qadisha valley is one of the most important early Christian monastic settlements in the world.
Nearby are the remains of the great forest of cedars of Lebanon, highly prized in antiquity for the construction of great religious buildings.


Antalya Antalya
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Waterfall

Manavgat Manavgat
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Waterfall

Down by the River Down by the River
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Just a nice demonstration of where you can go within Google Earth.

95 Seas of the World 95 Seas of the World
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The 95 Seas on the Planet Earth. (There aren't just seven).

aussie landscape interesting aussie landscape interesting
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viewed from 13.65 miles this aussie landscape looks like a giant painting of trees very cool

Sand Trees Sand Trees
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Sand formation in the desert, that looks like trees..


Cerro Iman Cerro Iman
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This amazing water hole in the desert is an abandoned Iron Mine just outside of Copiapo, Chile. Work had to be stopped and the whole operation had to be evacuated quickly because the drilling struck a large underground natural water source and the entire site rapidly began flooding. They say it is over 85 meters. deep and that heavy machinery and camp installations are still down at the bottom ...


Bay of islands, paihia Bay of islands, paihia
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The Bay of Islands region has the finest maritime park in New Zealand with the 144 Islands and secluded bays. The Bay has an abundance of marine life, including the big marlin, whales, penguins, dolphins, gannets and many other species.

Water world Water world
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an underwater structure. Very very blue^^

Iceland Fjorde Iceland Fjorde
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Look at the Iceland Fjorde

Coatepeque Lake Coatepeque Lake
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Great Lake in El Salvador, Coatepeque Lake... People Lost Here And every Day the water level Change.

Chinese environmental pollution Chinese environmental pollution
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Somewhere in the middle of china it looks quite strange. It seems to be a nice blue field. But can it be environmental pollution ?

Equator line in Ecuador Equator line in Ecuador
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This is the famous line in Nono north of the capital Quito.

Textures of the World (5) Textures of the World (5)
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Dunes in the Orinoco river near Puerto Ayacucho (Venezuela)

Ringing Rocks County Park Ringing Rocks County Park
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Ringing Rocks is a phenomenon where rocks have the curious property of resonating like a bell when struck with a hammer or other object. One such place where this can be observed is in Ringing Rocks Park located near Bridgeton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania USA.


Jusangjeolri seashore Jusangjeolri seashore
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Jusangjeolri, an unusual rock formation created by the erosion from ocean waves and wind. It is as if someone stacked a pile of hexagonal crystals on the seashore. Jusangjeolri has been formed by the contraction phenomenon when magma was exposed and cooled on earth.

Yongdoam Rock Yongdoam Rock
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Yongdoam Rock : the shape of the rock resembles the shape of the dragon`s head.

Chunjeyon falls Chunjeyon falls
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Chunjeyon falls in Jeju island, South Korea

The Rhine , from the sources to the delta The Rhine , from the sources to the delta
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Many beautiful and interesting points along the Rhine




World Environment World Environment
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Examples of World Environment features.

Want to know what Tundra, Savanna or Rainforest is? Shown and explained.

By THE TIMES ATLAS OF THE WORLD Compact Edition 1996. Compiled by Stefan Karakashev

Giant Waves in Lituya Bay, Alaska Giant Waves in Lituya Bay, Alaska
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Almost immediately, the earthquake of July 9, 1958, was followed by a massive wave that splashed to a maximum height of 1,720 feet on the southeast spur of Gilbert Inlet at the headland of Lituya Bay, then by a wave that wiped everything in its path over an area of about 4 square miles (10.4 sq. kms) on either side of the Bay.

There were three fishing boats anchored near the ent...

Amazonian wonder Amazonian wonder
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Plateau giant sinkholes called "Simas" in Venezuela

Iguasu Falls, Brazil Iguasu Falls, Brazil
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Iguasu is one of the world's great waterfalls.

Fraser Island, Australia Fraser Island, Australia
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Fresh water lakes on a sandy island.... There are more than 40 lakes on the island.The are giant rainwater puddles held in sand dune hollows by a layer of sand rendered impermeable by reed humus rotting into it over centuries.

Portland Heritage Trees Portland Heritage Trees
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Locations of 244 Heritage Trees in Portland, Oregon. These are beautiful trees, and I wanted this file so I could plan a bike tour of them, so other people might want it, too.

Angel Glacier, Jasper Canada Angel Glacier, Jasper Canada
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The Angel Glacier is a Cirque Glacier on Mount Edith Cavell. It is so called because its appearance is that of an angel with outstretched wings.

Strelley Pool Chert rock formation Strelley Pool Chert rock formation
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The Strelley Pool Chert rock formation in in the Pilbara region of Western Australia preserve an environment that existed 3.43 billion years ago, including several kinds of stromatolites.
Stromatolites have traditionally been defined as remains of ancient life forms—microbial mats that mixed with mud and built up rock-like structures.
Palaeontologists and geologists conclude that...

Icebergs field Icebergs field
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Iceberb field near Hearn island, Canada

Trou de fer (Beautiful canyon in Reunion Island) Trou de fer (Beautiful canyon in Reunion Island)
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The Trou de Fer is a difficult canyon with huge unforgiving walls that require considerable technical to descend. It also has an unpredictable nature that makes it quite dangerous.**

Oker Quarry Oker Quarry
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A new species of mini-dinosaur has been unearthed at this quarry at Oker, Germany.
The creature was of the sauropod type - that group of long-necked, four-footed herbivores that were the largest of all the dinosaurs.
But at just 1.7 to 6.2metres in length, this animal was considerably smaller than its huge cousins.
It is thought that the Jurassic species evolved its small f...


The River Pishon The River Pishon
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Originating in the Hijaz Mountains near Medina, the ancient waterway, currently concealed beneath sand dunes, runs northeast to Kuwait. Dubbed the Kuwait River by its modern discoverer, Farouk El-Baz from Boston University, it once joined the Tigris and Euphrates at the head of the Persian Gulf. Then because of climate changes, it dried up, sometime between 3500-2000 B. C.
Around 6000 to...

Curliest River Curliest River
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In Angola this river follows an amazing course that almost seems to loop back on itself. You'd truly have to paddle about 10km. to get one km. of progress.

Yukon River Delta Yukon River Delta
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This is Earth Art at its finest. The colors and fractal nature of the river are gorgeous.

Bridge between 2 Continents Bridge between 2 Continents
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Meeting place of the North American and European (the southern one) tectonic plates. Each year they drift away from eachother about 2 centimeters.

Nice dunes near Swarkopmund,Namibia Nice dunes near Swarkopmund,Namibia
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Nice dunes in Kalahari desert.

Giant Rock Giant Rock
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The fabled Giant Rock had attracted the first native nomads hundreds of years before settlements rose from the dusty ground. The granite stone and surrounding ground had been held as holy ground by the Native Americans. It is reported that the Hopi knew of this rock and joined other tribes across the desert to convene and celebrate the coming seasons. Shaman drew spiritual strength for the trib...


Franz Joseph Island Franz Joseph Island
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The island is in Albania at the delta of River Buna in the Adriatic Sea

Lorelei Rock Lorelei Rock
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The Lorelei is a 132 meters slate rock that marks the narrowest part of the river Rhine between Switzerland and the North Sea.

Wave Interference Patterns Wave Interference Patterns
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A pretty clear shot of multiple interference patterns created by ocean waves moving through breakwaters. Latvia.


The fastest glacier in the world The fastest glacier in the world
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The fastest-moving major glacier is the Columbia glacier, between Anchorage and Valdez, in Alaska, USA. In 1999 it was measured to be flowing at an average rate of 35 m (115 ft) per day. The glacier has almost doubled its previously recorded speed of 20 m (65 ft) per day, possibly due to global warming. Glaciers are large moving masses if ice formed in (usually mountainous) regions where the ra...

River Danube River Danube
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Springs of the Danube river andn the confluence in Donaueschingen. The Danube is 2888 km long if you go from the river Breg and 2845 km if you go from Donaueschingen. It ends at the Black Sea. see another file on GEH.

Iceland popular places Iceland popular places
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A few popular places in Iceland (incl. overlay Jokulsarlon).


Meeting the rivers Missouri and Mississippi Meeting the rivers Missouri and Mississippi
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Meeting the rivers Missouri and Mississippi

Star Dune, Grand Erg Oriental, Sahara Star Dune, Grand Erg Oriental, Sahara
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Star Dune, Grand Erg Oriental, Sahara //Kreuz- oder Sterndünen in der Sahara

El Mandara oasis El Mandara oasis
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An oasis in Libyan Sahara.

Gaberoun Oasis - Sahara Gaberoun Oasis - Sahara
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Gaberoun is an oasis with a large lake located in the municipality Sabha in the Libyan Sahara.

The old bedouin settlement by the western shore of the lake has been abandoned, and now lays in ruins. A rudimentary tourist camp is located on the northeastern shore, including an open tea patio, sleeping huts, and a souvenir shop (attended by a touareg in full costume) in the winter.<...

Maelstrom Maelstrom
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The original Maelstrom is the Moskstraumen, a powerful tidal current between the Lofoten Point (Lofotodden) and the island Vaero/y south west of the main chain of the Lofoten Islands, off the Norwegian coast. It has its name from the small island Mosken in the middle of the sound.
The Maelstrom is one of the strongest in the world.
The shallow strait, some 4-5 kilometres wide, l...

Coastal Erosion - Isle of Wight - UK Coastal Erosion - Isle of Wight - UK
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One of several points along the Military Road where the cliff edge is just getting too close to the road. Combined tidal and weather erosion has already caused this road to be re-routed several times. The road was originally a straight Roman road, the foundations of which can be seen in places in the cliff face.

The Needles The Needles
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The Needles is a row of distinctive stacks of chalk that rise out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight, England, close to Alum Bay. A lighthouse has stood at the western end of the formation since 1859. The formation takes its name from a needle-shaped pillar called Lot's Wife that used to stand in its midst until it collapsed in a storm in 1764. The remaining rocks are all...

Angara River Delta Angara River Delta
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It's the most beautiful river delta I've seen on Google Earth

winding river in long way round winding river in long way round
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this river is huge, and looks amazing. at some points the basin is possibly 11 miles wide, with ox-bow lakes from the mouth on the caspian sea, all way into russia.

Sand waves in China Sand waves in China
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Beautifull sand waves in China

Springs of Gudenaa and Skjernaa, Denmarks two mighty rivers Springs of Gudenaa and Skjernaa, Denmarks two mighty rivers
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Sources of the longest river in Denmark, Gudenaa of 158 km, and Skjaernaa of 94 km. Both sources ar located within 500 meters. The Gudenaa is marked with a stone, Skjernaa is in a lake.


Rockall Rockall
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Rockall is about 300 miles off the coast of Scotland, measures just 83 feet across, 65 foot high and 100 foot wide, but has proved incredibly controversial over the years. The earliest recorded landing was in 1810 but the ownership of Rockall has been disputed for centuries with the Irish Republic, Denmark and Iceland making claims for it. It was officially annexed by Britain in September 195...

Ilulissat icefjord Ilulissat icefjord
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Ilulissat (Jakobshavn) Icefjord in West Greenland. The greatest icefjord in the world. The iceberg that sunk Titanic propably came from here. North of the fjorg is the city Ilulissat.

The Bimini Road The Bimini Road
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The Bimini Road is an underwater stone structure near the Bimini Island.
Discovered during the 1960s, many supporters of the "Atlantis theory" proposed that these large, rectangular stones were traces of the legendary lost civilization.

Pointe du raz Pointe du raz
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Famous place in Britannia near a bay called "bay of the trespassed"


Challenger Deep Challenger Deep
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The deepest point of the Mariana Trench is called The Challenger Deep, so named after the British exploration vessel HMS Challenger II, and it is located 210 miles south-west of Guam. A depth of -10,911 meters was reached in 1960 by the Trieste, a manned submersible owned by the U.S. Navy.
The descent took almost five hours and the two men spent barely twenty minutes on the ocean floo...

Desert Tracks Desert Tracks
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High resolution portion of the desert in Namibia

Siberian Landscape Siberian Landscape
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Truely amazing landscape


Sierra Foothills Roadside Waterfall Sierra Foothills Roadside Waterfall
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Fast shutter speed and a little patience...this road is a great escape from the city, but it is one lane and a little rough in spots...if you dont love your car too too much you can make it though


Gerbier des Joncs Gerbier des Joncs
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This mount, 1575m above the sea level is a famous place in Ardeche, France where are the 3 sources (1375m above sea level) of the LOIRE river 1012km, the longest river of France.

Dome A Dome A
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Dome A or Dome Argus is an Antarctic plateau located 1200 kilometres inland. It is thought to be one of the coldest naturally occurring places on Earth, with temperatures believed to reach -90 °C. It is the highest ice feature in Antarctica, comprising a dome or eminence of just over 4,000 m elevation, located near the centre of East Antarctica and approximately midway between the head of Lambe...


Bulgaria - Seven Rila Lakes National Park Bulgaria - Seven Rila Lakes National Park
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The cirque of the Seven Rila Lakes is the largest in all of Rila Mountain. It is centered East of Haidyta Peak (also known as Hermit Peak) and South of the steap rock slopes of Razdela Ridge and Otovishka Peak, found to the West of the peak directly above Kidney lake. The cirque opens to the North and feeds the German River, which is a main source of the Stryma River. The lakes of the cirque ar...

Pittsburgh Fault Pittsburgh Fault
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a little-known thrust fault running through Pittsburgh, California, on the outskirts of the San Francisco Bay Area

Spanish Salt Lake Spanish Salt Lake
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This is one of the large salt lakes that provides salt to the world. It is on the coast of Torrevieja, Spain. When the sun is at it's highest it turns pink.



Dry Valleys in Antartica Dry Valleys in Antartica
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The McMurdo Dry Valleys are located on the western coast of McMurdo Sound (77°00'S 162°52'E) and form the largest relatively ice-free area (approximately 4800 square kilometers) on the Antarctic continent. These ice-free areas of Antarctica display a sharp contrast to most other ecosystems in the world, which exist under far more moderate environmental conditions. The perennially ice-covered la...

Chine - Taklamakan desert Chine - Taklamakan desert
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Second desert of the world (after the Sahara), it's the biggest desert of China : 337 000 km² of sand

island in the black sea island in the black sea
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island, which is figurated like a bird in the black sea near odesa


RDC - Congo River - Falls RDC - Congo River - Falls
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Inga Falls on the Congo River

RDC - Congo River near Kinshasa RDC - Congo River near Kinshasa
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RDC - Congo river near Kinshasa

Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts
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A historical site, in whitch the pilgrims landed in Massachusetts, starting the first colonies. Users from the US would want to download it because it is the "Birthplace" of the contry.

Pantanal - Brazil, Bolivia Pantanal - Brazil, Bolivia
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The Pantanal, in between Brazil and Bolivia.

Three Storegga Slides Three Storegga Slides
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The three Storegga Slides count among the largest recorded landslides. They occurred under water on the edge of Norway's continental shelf (Storegga is Norwegian for "the Great Edge") in the Norwegian Sea, where an area the size of Iceland slid, causing a megatsunami in the North Atlantic Ocean.
The first slide occurred approximately 30,000-35,000 years before present. The sec...

Beautiful lake in China Beautiful lake in China
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Beautiful lake in China located in Sichuan province


Angel Falls Angel Falls
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Angel Falls is the Longest free fall of water in the world.
At 979 meters high, it is 15 times higher than Niagara.
Angel Falls is located in the Guayana highlands, Venezuela.
The falls are named after Jimmy Angel, a bush pilot who first saw the falls in 1933 while searching for a gold ore bed.
The tallest non permanent waterfall in the world is the Catira which is f...

Olduvai Gorge Olduvai Gorge
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Olduvai Gorge more precisely Oldupai Gorge (the correct Maasai name) in Tanzania is the site where early transitional human fossils (Homo habilis) were first discovered in 1960 by Louis and Mary Leakey in ancient lake sediment
The site contains evidence of at least three species of hominids such as Homo rudolfensis. and Australopithecus boisei. The few rudolfensis fossils date to a...

Charles Darwin National Park, NT, Australia Charles Darwin National Park, NT, Australia
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Charles Darwin National Park
protects part of the Port Darwin wetland, one of Australia's most significant wetlands.
Thirty six of the Northern Territory's 51 mangrove species occur in its convoluted system of inlets, islands and bays.


Voronya Cave Voronya Cave
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Voron'ya (Krubera) cave is the deepest cave in the world at 2080 plus metres deep; a team of Ukrainian speleologists reached that depth after 19 days on 20th October 2004.
This cave is situated in the Orte-Balagan valley of the Arabica Massif in the Western Caucasus Mountains.


Lake Vostok Lake Vostok
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Lake Vostok may be the coldest, deepest and most southerly lake on earth.
The lake's exact age is unknown, but it is probably millions of years old. Vostok's water is considered to be the most pure on earth, since it has remained untouched beneath 4km of ice for its entire lifespan.
The lake sits beneath a Russian research station that has seen the lowest temperatures ever record...


Everglades Everglades
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The fascinating shapes look like blood vessels in kidneys. Look also at the surrounding.

Traveling Dune in Tanzania Traveling Dune in Tanzania
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This is a dune called shifting sands in Tanzania. The wind blows it across the plains about 50 ft a year and keeps it the same shape. There is a smaller one a bit to the north.


shark island, new caledonia shark island, new caledonia
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A submarine river made this deep canyon in the lagoon of new Calédonia. This is a famous place for sharks, that's why the little island near the canyon is named like this "Shark island". It is also known as "Jaques Island", probably from a déformation of the initial name.

Pyla Dune Pyla Dune
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The biggest sand dune of europe. More info added from jim_lh: at 60Km from Bordeaux, in the South of the Arcachon Bay, it is possible to visit the highest dune in Europe, the Great Dune of Pyla (or Pilat). This dune reaches a height of 107m. At this summit, the view is spectacular with the ocean coast, the inlet of the Bay, the large pine forest and, when the sky is very clear, the Pyrenees...


Dunes Namibia Dunes Namibia
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Shifting sand dunes in Namibia

Diga del Vajont Diga del Vajont
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You can see the landslide who destroyed the city of Longarone, in Italy, the water in the artificial lake pass over the Vajont's Dam and destroy all the valley.

Textures of the world Textures of the world
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Sands of Africa.

Horizontal Falls Horizontal Falls
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Talbot Bay / Horizontal Falls. Its one of the greatest natural wonders in the world. Although they are called waterfalls, this natural phenomenon actually consists of immense tidal currents hurtling through narrow coastal gorges. And they do all this sideways - hence the name, Horizontal Falls.
http://images.google.at/images?hl=de&q=horizontal%20falls&sa=N&tab=wi

Wadi Bi Wadi Bi
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A tamporary flooded canyon in the U.A.E./Oman

Monte Serrat and  Capela N.S. Monte Serrat Monte Serrat and Capela N.S. Monte Serrat
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Touristics places in Santos/SP - Brazil: Monte Serrat (mount) - 147 meters high (sea level), Capela N.S.Monte Serrat (chapel) built in XVI Century and a former Casino. There's a trolley car to take you up.

Stone-pit Zvolen Sekier Stone-pit Zvolen Sekier
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Great Stone-pit - location - Slovakia - Zvolen - Sekier

Stone-pit Hontianske Nemce Stone-pit Hontianske Nemce
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The village of Hontianske Nemce is situated in the picturesque valley of river Štiavnica. It is located in the District of Banská Bystrica, only about 10 km from the town of Krupina.

Oasis Oasis
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A beautifull oasis in the middle of sahara desert...

Destroyed town Destroyed town
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The coastal population of Carmen de Uria was destroyed in the year of 1999 by the most terrible happened natural disaster in South America

Marin Marin
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This is Marin county California

Les Gorges du Verdon Les Gorges du Verdon
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The French Grand Canyon! Very famous landmark in the Provence.

Tremors in canada Tremors in canada
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Really weird looking 'worms' in Canada. Are the Tremors real?!?

Mosquito Cove Mosquito Cove
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Fantastic 3D-View of the Coast from Mosquito Cove

fluvial topography near Kuwait city fluvial topography near Kuwait city
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look at this beautiful fluvial topography, it looks like an abstract picture. It´s located near Kuwait city

Cerro Santa Lucia, Santiago Cerro Santa Lucia, Santiago
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Santa Lucía Hill is a small hill, celebrated for being the site of the city's founding by Pedro de Valdivia in 1541.

Oxbow Lakes, Nakhon Sawan Oxbow Lakes, Nakhon Sawan
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A particularly good example of a series of ox-bow lakes on a river flood plain. High resolution, too.

Global desert landforms Global desert landforms
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34 various images from deserts around the world - from the mega-barchan Pur-pur dune in Peru, to a giant alluvial fan in China, to Death Valley, to the Namib sand sea and Lake Eyre in Australia.

Martray Martray
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At this part of the island of Ré the island is only about 200 meters wide!!!

winter landscape winter landscape
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winter landscape next to Strasbourg (France) with the shadow of the trees on the snow fields.

Sand patterns and shadows in water Sand patterns and shadows in water
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Ripples in the sand and tubular shapes under the surface of the water.

Pulo do Lobo - Guadiana river, Portugal Pulo do Lobo - Guadiana river, Portugal
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Pulo do Lobo ("Wolf's Leap" in Portuguese) is a natural waterfall in the Guadiana River, at a remote location.

Valley near Lima, Peru Valley near Lima, Peru
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Landscape near Lima, Peru, high resolution.


Cape Agulhas, South Africa Cape Agulhas, South Africa
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The Southernmost point of Africa. Wade out onto the rocks and be the southernmost person in Africa!

British coastal landmarks British coastal landmarks
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35 landmark sites around the coast of Britain

Sumidero CAnyon Sumidero CAnyon
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A grest natural formation from south Mexico

Werribee Gorge, Victoria, Australia Werribee Gorge, Victoria, Australia
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Werribee Gorge near Melbourne, Australia


Wadi Hadramaut, Yemen Wadi Hadramaut, Yemen
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The mighty Wadi Hadramaut in Yemen - follow it all the way to the sea!

Augrabies Falls Augrabies Falls
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The Orange River plunges 191m down a narrow gorge to form the spectacular Augrabies Falls. (Unfortunately area is still low-res).


Saltwater lagoon of Mar Chiquita , Cordoba, Argentina Saltwater lagoon of Mar Chiquita , Cordoba, Argentina
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The huge saltwater lagoon of Mar Chiquita has an area of 6,000 km². The lagoon gives shelter to a great variety of birds, especially Pink Flamingos. Specialized centers of mud balneotherapy can be found in the towns nearby.


Mouth of the Orange River Mouth of the Orange River
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If you're lucky, you can pick up a diamond here that's washed down from inland. If you're not lucky, you'll get shot doing it! It's a restricted area...


Mt Conness, Yosemite Mt Conness, Yosemite
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This is a tracklog with pictures of a hike up Mt Conness in Yosemite on August 17, 2005.

Great Falls of the Potomac, VA Great Falls of the Potomac, VA
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The Great Falls of the Potomac display the steepest and most spectacular fall line rapids of any eastern river.

Monument Valley - The Mittens (West) Monument Valley - The Mittens (West)
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This is one of the famous "Monuments" of Monument Valley, Az. - The West Mitten Butte

Upper Lough Erne (Ireland) Upper Lough Erne (Ireland)
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If you cruise Upper Lough Erne (County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland)you better should not leave the navigation channel.

Frothy Lake, Southern Spain Frothy Lake, Southern Spain
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Just a funny little lake/river in southern Spain north of Malaga that looks like it's positively frothy with "Mr. Bubble."

Lido Wannsee Berlin, Germany Lido Wannsee Berlin, Germany
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Beach at Wannsee, Berlin. The sand was carried in 1956 from the Baltic Sea to Berlin. The lido is located near to the House of the infamous Wannsee-Conference.

Vatnajoekull Glacier, Iceland Vatnajoekull Glacier, Iceland
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Vatnajoekull on Iceland is Europe´s largest glacier. It cover around 8.000sqkm which is about 8% of the whole island.
There are several active volcanoes underneath the iceshield.

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone NP, WY Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone NP, WY
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The geyser Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.

Sand Dune Formation Sand Dune Formation
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A cool sand dune formation in Mexico.

red mountains red mountains
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how a mountains 10 miles long can be as red as that ?

Mummelsee, Black Forest Mummelsee, Black Forest
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Mummelsee in the Black Forest

Niagara Falls - Horseshoe Falls Niagara Falls - Horseshoe Falls
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Hi-res picture of Niagara Falls, on border of USA and Canada.

Japanese Islands Japanese Islands
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Japan, a country of islands, extends along the eastern or Pacific coast of Asia (Sea of Japen). The main islands, running from north to south.

Grand Prismatic Sprig Grand Prismatic Sprig
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Hot water spring in Yellowstone

Collapsed sea cave Collapsed sea cave
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a hole in the ground

Montmorency Falls, Quebec Montmorency Falls, Quebec
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83 metres high

Gulf Stream with eddies (overlay) Gulf Stream with eddies (overlay)
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This NASA photo of the giant ocean current off the east coast of North America is seen swirling off the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

a partially frozen lake a partially frozen lake
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In Canada I found a partially frozen lake !

Pantanal Pantanal
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The Pantanal is a vast wetland area covering portions of Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia. With an area reaching up to 200,000 square kilometers in the rainy season, the Pantanal is the world's largest wetland. The principal source of incoming water is the Rio Paraguay. The dominant vegetation is grassland and savanna. The Pantanal is thus a key global example of the flooded grassland and savanna ...


The Stone Bau - Pedra do Bau The Stone Bau - Pedra do Bau
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http://www.saobentodosapucai.com.br/
Baú Stone
At the top of Serra da Mantiqueira, is located the majestic Pedra do Baú (Stone of the Trunk), 1.950 meter-high . Although it is part of the municipal district of São Bento do Sapucaí, the Pedra do Baú is in Campos de Jordão's tourist script, and can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. Formerly called Embaú's(watchman) Stone, it...

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
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The actual Cape of Good Hope, the southwesternmost point of Africa, is this rocky outcrop, not the spectacular landtip a few hundred meters to the east with the lighthouse (but the latter is far more worth seeing...)

Etosha Salt Pan, Namibia Etosha Salt Pan, Namibia
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A huge dry salt flat in Northern Namibia, heart of the famous Etosha National Park, which is teeming with wildlife (around, not within, the salt flat). Wikipedia info.

Ogden Dunes Ogden Dunes
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Ogden Sand Dunes at Lake Michigan.

Mystic Snow Lake, Pakistan Mystic Snow Lake, Pakistan
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Have a look around this mystic place called Snow Lake in northern Pakistan. It is the center of the famed Biafo-Hispar-Trek and is considered one of the most stunning places on earth (along with Concordia, which is close by). It is a huge "lake" of snow out of which rise dozens of mountains.

White Cliffs of Dover, England White Cliffs of Dover, England
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Famous chalk cliffs on England's east coast. Unfortunately, low-res image.

Dune du Pilat, France Dune du Pilat, France
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The Dune du Pilat is Europe's biggest sand dune. It is located just south of the City Arcachon in Southwest France.

Yellow River Delta Yellow River Delta
Date Posted: August 15th, 2005
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Yellow River Delta

Moreno Glacier, Argentina Moreno Glacier, Argentina
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Perito Moreno (or Moreno Glacier) is located in the icefields of southern Patagonia and is the centerpiece of the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. The glacier is also noteworthy as a tourist attraction, due to periodic formation of an ice dam between the main portion of Lago (Lake) Argentino to the northeast and a southern extension of the lake (Brazo Rico). [Source: NASA Earth Observatory]

Black mound in South America Black mound in South America
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I came across this round black thing in Northeastern Chile that looks out of place. The area is snowy and mountainous, but this thing is round and black with a smaller round shape in the middle, not unlike a nipple.

Frozen lakes and snow in Norway Frozen lakes and snow in Norway
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Frozen lakes south of Oslo in Norway. Picture was taken in April. There also remains some snow at the northside of the forestedges.

Strait of Magellan, South America Strait of Magellan, South America
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The Strait of Magellan is a navigable route immediately south of mainland South America. The strait is arguably the most important natural passage between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans, but it is considered a difficult route to navigate because of the inhospitable climate and the narrowness of the passage. Ferdinand Magellan be...

Fish River Canyon, Namibia Fish River Canyon, Namibia
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The largest canyon in Africa, and second largest in the world after the Grand Canyon in the U.S.

Volga River Delta Volga River Delta
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The russian Volga River fans into a delta on the northwest shore of the Caspian Sea.

Orinoco River Delta Orinoco River Delta
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The Orinoco river flows through Venezuela and forms at its mouth a wide delta with about 41,000 km² of swampy area before it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.

Lena River Delta Lena River Delta
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The Lena river is emptying in the Arctic Ocean in Siberia by a delta about 10,800 m² in area.

Ural River Delta Ural River Delta
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The Ural River in Kazakhstan flows into the Caspian Sea.

Mekong River Delta Mekong River Delta
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The river Mekong flows towards the South China Sea. The delta in southern Vietnam encloses an area of about 39,000 km².

Indus River Delta Indus River Delta
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The River Indus Dort builds a delta with about 7.800 km² area and empties in Pakistan to the Arabian Sea.

Niger River Delta, Nigeria Niger River Delta, Nigeria
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The delta of the Niger River in Nigeria empties in the Gulf of Guinea. The area is about 24,000 km².

Ganges River Delta Ganges River Delta
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The Ganges delta is a river delta in the south Asia region of Bengal (Bangladesh and West Bengal in India). It arises from the confluence of the rivers Ganges (Padma), Brahmaputra (Jamuna) and Meghna. It covers more than 105.000 km² and empties into the Bay of Bengal.

Po River Delta Po River Delta
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The Po River in northern Italy creates a wide delta with hundreds of small channels and five main ones. It drains into the Adriatic Sea.

Danube River Delta Danube River Delta
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The river Danube is emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta (4000 km²) in Romania.

Ebro River Delta, Spain Ebro River Delta, Spain
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Where the Ebro River in Spain meets the Mediterranean Sea is the swampy Ebro River Delta with an area of 400 km².

Amazon River Delta Amazon River Delta
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Not realy a delta because the ocean rapidly carries away the vast volume of silt carried by the Amazon, making it impossible for a delta to grow.

Nile Delta Nile Delta
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The Nile Delta is the delta formed in Northern Egypt where the River Nile spreads out (about 24.000 km²) and drains into the Mediterranean Sea.

Great view, Clouds in Ireland Great view, Clouds in Ireland
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I think, this is a great view.
You can see the clouds very well.

Mississippi Delta Mississippi Delta
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Huge river delta (36.000 km²) which leads into the Gulf of Mexico formed by the river Mississippi.

Iguazu Falls, Argentina Iguazu Falls, Argentina
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Iguazu Falls, Cataratas del Iguazu, over Iguazu river.

Some canyons in NM, AZ, UT, CO Some canyons in NM, AZ, UT, CO
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Not the Grand but also beautiful canyons in great resolution

Ionian Islands, Greece Ionian Islands, Greece
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The Ionian Islands (Greek: Ionia Nisia, Ιόνια Νησιά; Ancient Greek: Ionioi Nisoi, Ιόνιοι Νήσοι are a group of islands in Greece. They are traditionally called the Seven Islands (in Greek Heptanisa or Eptanisa, Επτάνησα, but the group includes many smalle...

Bluffs of Merom, Indiana Bluffs of Merom, Indiana
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From the semi-magnificent bluffs, towering nearly 50 meters over the historic Wabash river, you can see far over the flat Illinois farmland to the west.

Two glaciers floating into the water (Alaska) Two glaciers floating into the water (Alaska)
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Two glaciers floating into the water in the south of Juneau (Alaska)
Destination of some cruiseships

Laguna de Bay Laguna de Bay
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Laguna de Bay in Laguna, Philippines

UNESCO World Heritage Grube Messel UNESCO World Heritage Grube Messel
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The Messel open-pit mine is considered as an important witness to the developmental history of vertebraes. Within it is documented the time from 57 (Tertiary) to 36 (Eocene) million years ago, and how the animal and plant kingdom on earth changed after the saurian extinction. The unusually well preserved fossils in shale at Messel encompass the entire spectrum of living organisms of those epoch...

Ringing Rock Park, PA Ringing Rock Park, PA
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Ringing rock Park, near Kintnersville, PA. This a a field of large rocks, that when hit with a hammer, the rocks give off a ringing sound. Neat place, but lots of spiders!

Hells Canyon Hells Canyon
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This canyon is deeper than the Grand Canyon

Malaspina Glacier, AK Malaspina Glacier, AK
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Huge glacier in Alaska

Lake Taupo, NZ Lake Taupo, NZ
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This lake is actually a flooded caldera volcanoe.

Its the result of the most violent eruption in the last 5000 years.

Active volcano Arenal, Costa Rica Active volcano Arenal, Costa Rica
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The Arenal Volcano (Spanish: Volcán Arenal) is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica (10.5N, 84.7E), about 90 km north-west of San José, in the province of Alajuela. Once locally known as Mount Arenal (Cerro Arenal), Arenal was presumed extinct until July 29, 1968 when it erupted after approximately 400 years of dormancy. The eruption wiped out the town of Tabacon and ki...


Cape Hoorn Cape Hoorn
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Well known and respected by all seafares this is the view of Cape Hoorn (Also known as Cape Horn), the southernmost tip of South America.

Haughton impact crater, Netherlands Haughton impact crater, Netherlands
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Haughton impact crater, 23 million years old and 24 Km wide.

Aral Sea Aral Sea
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The Aral Sea: A disappearing sea in Central Asia

Three Parallel rivers in Yunnan Three Parallel rivers in Yunnan
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The upper reaches of the Yangtze, Mekong and Salween run roughly parallel through steep gorges which, in places, are 3,000 m deep and are bordered by glaciated peaks more than 6,000 m high.

Richat Structure, Africa Richat Structure, Africa
Nota (0-5): 3.54
Arquivo: [Earth

The so-called Richat structure in Mauritania, Africa, not a meteor crater but a geological structure caused by the erosion of an ancient volcano.

The 39km wide form was made by the erosion of layers of rock which domed upward. The depression or pit in which the domed rock rings sit is 100m deeper than the surrounding plateau area (darker coloured rock).

The rock ...

Foz Do Iguacu Foz Do Iguacu
Nota (0-5): 3.57
Arquivo: [Earth

This is the Waterfalls of Iguacu. Its breathtaking, just go and see it!!!

Stone of Weser Stone of Weser
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

The stone marks the point where the rivers Fulda and Werra flow together in Hannoversch Münden. The Weser flows through Bremen into the north sea. Hann. Münden has a historical town center with many half-timbered houses.

Der Weserstein ist ein Gedenkstein, der in Hann. Münden (mit historischem Altstadtkern, vielen Fachwerkhäusern) an dem Zusammenfluss von Werra und Fulda zur Wese...


Okavango Delta Okavango Delta
Nota (0-5): 3.82
Arquivo: [Earth

Okavango River "the river which never finds the sea"
Huge River delta (> 6,000 sq miles) which drains into the Kalahari Desert
Home to lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, and wild dog. It is in these forest fringes and savanna grasslands that elephants and giraffes can be found browsing with antelope of almost every kind, from buffalo, wildebeest, and kudu, to sable, roan and impala.<...

Great Barrier Reef Great Barrier Reef
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef. The reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia. It stretches over 2000 kilometres in length and can be seen from space.

Switzerland, Rheinfall Schaffhausen Switzerland, Rheinfall Schaffhausen
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Waterfall of the river Rhine (the white area to the east)

Concordia - Confluence of Glaciers Concordia - Confluence of Glaciers
Nota (0-5): 3.55
Arquivo: [Earth

Turn around at this place where five glaciers squeeze into one valley and you have seen 10 of the 30 highest mountains on earth. The view includes several peaks of more than 8000m: K2, Broad Peak and several Gasherbrum summits. Named after a similar awe inspiring view on Aletschgletscher [-glacier], Switzerland.

Bryce Canyon Bryce Canyon
Nota (0-5): 1.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Bryce Canyon in Utah, US, is famous for its Hoodoos - standing pillars of rock that have been left behind after natural erosion.

Despite fairly high-res photography this one is hard to find, since the image was taken while the area was covered in a layer of snow.

Sossusvlei, Namibia Sossusvlei, Namibia
Nota (0-5): 3.93
Arquivo: [Earth

World´s largest sanddunes at Sossusvlei, Namibia. There is a long "drive-in corridor" surrounded by the largest (and probably "redest" ) sanddunes on this planet.

San Andreas Fault San Andreas Fault
Nota (0-5): 3.44
Arquivo: [Earth

This is a part of the San Andreas Fault near Los Angeles. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Andreas_Fault)

Valle del Elqui Valle del Elqui
Nota (0-5): 3.60
Arquivo: [Earth

Where the UFOs appear. Visit: http://www.rense.com/general61/ufocon.htm
http://ufocasebook.com/valledeelqui.html
http://ufoinfo.com/sightings/chile/041106.shtml

Aletsch Glacier Switzerland Aletsch Glacier Switzerland
Nota (0-5): 3.65
Arquivo: [Earth

Aletsch Glacier

Yellowstone Geysers Yellowstone Geysers
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth]


Yellowstone geysers.

The Grand Canal The Grand Canal
Nota (0-5): 2.33
Arquivo: [Earth

This is the famous Grand Canal in Venice,Italy.

Death Valley Death Valley
Nota (0-5): 3.43
Arquivo: [Earth

Hottest place on average on the Earth. Also the lowest place in the USA.

Victoria Falls Victoria Falls
Date Posted: July 21st, 2005
Nota (0-5): 3.69
Arquivo: [Earth

Very large waterfall.

Buxtehude Bogs Buxtehude Bogs
Nota (0-5): 3.25
Arquivo: [Earth

The Buxtehude Bogs in Germany, lots of bog bodies in here!

Lake Eyre, South Australia Lake Eyre, South Australia
Nota (0-5): 3.60
Arquivo: [Earth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lake Eyre is, on the rare occasions that it fills, the largest lake in Australia and is the lowest point in Australia (at approximately 15 m (50 ft) below sea level). It is the focal point of the vast Lake Eyre Basin.

The lake is located in the deserts of central Australia, in northern South Australia. The Eyre Basin is a larg...

Rainbow Bridge Rainbow Bridge
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Rainbow Bridge, Utah


Sand dunes in SE Saudi Arabia Sand dunes in SE Saudi Arabia
Nota (0-5): 3.25
Arquivo: [Earth

A tiny oasis amid the aparently endless sand dunes on the desert bedrock in the Southeast of Saudi Arabia.

San Pedro de Atacama San Pedro de Atacama
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

San Pedro de Atacama at Atacama desert in Chile. Take a look around, it is scary, like another world.

The Dead Sea - Israel The Dead Sea - Israel
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

The salt pools at the Dead Sea in Israel

Huge crack with river Huge crack with river
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Western Cape, South Africa

Devils Tower, Wyoming Devils Tower, Wyoming
Nota (0-5): 4.11
Arquivo: [Earth

Devils Tower was made famous in Steven Spielberg's film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind".

Description by McMaster_de:
The nearly vertical monolith known as Devils Tower rises 1,267 feet above the meandering Belle Fourche River. Once hidden below the earth's surface, erosion has stripped away the softer rock layers revealing Devils Tower.

Known by severa...

Badlands National Park Badlands National Park
Nota (0-5): 4.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Badlands National Park, located in South Dakota

Plitvicka Lakes Plitvicka Lakes
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth

The Plitvice Lakes are a national park in Croatia. (Editors note - Croatia is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Just wait until GEarth gets hi res and then go look at their beaches)

Monument Valley Monument Valley
Nota (0-5): 3.47
Arquivo: [Earth

Monument Valley is located in Navajo indians' land in Arizona, just next to the border with Utah. It was made famous by the many movies filmed there - more specifically the westerns of John Ford.

Niagara Falls Niagara Falls
Nota (0-5): 3.59
Arquivo: [Earth

Niagara Falls, which lies across the boundary between the U.S. and Canada.

Loch Ness Loch Ness
Nota (0-5): 3.15
Arquivo: [Earth

From Wikipedia:

Loch Ness is best known for the alleged sightings of the legendary Loch Ness Monster ("Nessie"), although it is scenic in its own right. Boat cruises operate from various locations along its shores giving tourists the chance to look for the monster.

Circular Lakes Circular Lakes
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Some cool circular lakes, which are called thermokarst lakes. Thanks to <a href="http://www.googleearthhacks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11" target="_blank">GeoDave</a> for helping us figure out what they were.

Lake Titicaca Lake Titicaca
Nota (0-5): 3.20
Arquivo: [Earth

Lago (Lake) Titicaca - Bolivia

Nazca Nazca
Nota (0-5): 3.38
Arquivo: [Earth

Nazca - Peru

Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park
Nota (0-5): 3.57
Arquivo: [Earth

Yosemite National Park in California.







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