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Sochi and Rosa Khutor, Krasnodar Krai, Russia
Chiltern Hills, England


 

Lake Bled, Slovenia, taken from western end of lake at twilight, Oct. 2013 (author: Edwardwexler, 2013).

Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled (Slovene: Blejsko jezero; German: Bleder See, Veldeser See) is a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town ...
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Parlick, in Lancashire, England (author: Dr Greg, 2007).

Forest of Bowland, The Bowland Fells, England

The Forest of Bowland, also known as the Bowland Fells, is an area of barren gritstone fells, deep valleys and peat moorland, mostly in north-east Lancashire, England with a small ...
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial (phot: taga on absfreepics.com)

Rushmore Mountain, South Dakota, USA

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore, a granite batholith formation in the Black Hills in Keystone, South Dakota, United States. Sculpted ...
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Leshan Giant Budha, Sichuan, China

The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. The Leshan Giant Buddha (simplified Chinese: 乐山大佛; traditional ...
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The Richat Structure in the Sahara Desert of Mauritania view from Landsat-7 satellite(source: USGS, 2008 ).

The Eye Of Sahara, The Richat Structure, Mauritania

The Richat Structure, also known as The Eye of the Sahara and Guelb er Richat, is a prominent circular feature in the Sahara near Ouadane, west–central Mauritania. The Richat Structure ...
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The Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra, India

The Ajanta Caves site are mentioned in the memoirs of several medieval era Chinese Buddhist travelers to India and by a Mughal era official of Akbar era in early 17th ...
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Amphitheater at Bryce Canyon National Park (author: Jean-Christophe BENOIST, 2010).

Bryce Canyon National Park, USA

The Bryce Canyon area was settled by Mormon pioneers in the 1850s and was named after Ebenezer Bryce, who homesteaded in the area in 1874. The area around Bryce Canyon ...
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View of the Zabriskie Point on Death Valley National Park (photo: marabu on absfreepic.com).

Death Valley National Park, Utah

Death Valley National Park is a national park in the United States. Straddling the border of California and Nevada, located east of the Sierra Nevada, it occupies an interface zone ...
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