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The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it’s important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place.
Visit these Namibian dunes—often referred to as the highest in the world—either early in the morning or at sunset when the heat is less intense.
Adventure seekers can BASE jump into this open-air cave, some 1,200 feet down.
New Zealand’s largest living kauri tree can stand up to 167 feet tall.
Like the Cliffs of Dover, but not, these cliffs stretch roughly 720 miles along Australia’s southern coast.
The world’s largest area of continuous sand measures around 250,000 square miles and covers four countries.
Commonly known as southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia is the jumping off point for Antarctic explorers.
The world’s coldest inhabited place is nicknamed “Pole of Cold.”
The highest point in Bhutan, this mountain is often referred to as the world’s highest unclimbed mountain.
An archipelago of islands 220 miles off Yemen, the island is among the most biodiverse on the planet. There are nine species of the dragon’s blood tree (seen here) on the island.
Measuring in at roughly 1.8 miles long, this tunnel sits deep in the forests of Ukraine.
This red-hue on this “beach” is actually created by the seaweed Sueda, which starts growing in spring, stays green in summer and then turns this maroon-y color come fall. The beach is located within the biggest wetland and reed marsh in the world.
In Kyoto’s Arashiyama district sits this unique forest of super tall bamboo in Sagano.
For roughly 2-3 weeks a year, the cherry blossoms bloom in Bonn, creating a rosy canopy on this street.
Ok, so it’s manmade, and you can only really see it in April and May, but how cool is this?
There are, as it is, several gateways to hell but this one features an underground gas fire that has been burning for 30+ years.
Erosion has created beautiful caverns in the marble of these mineral formations. You just need to take a small boat to see it in person.
The world’s biggest cave, set in Vietnam, could fit a 40-story skyscraper within it.
The pink-hued lake gets its awesome color thanks to a bacteria which is drawn to the lake’s natural saltiness. The bacteria produces a red color to absorb the sunlight, thus giving the lake its hue. It’s particularly colorful in dry season (November through June).
Part of the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park, these UNESCO World Heritage-designated mountains get their rainbow name as a result of red sandstone and mineral deposits being pressed together for more than 24 million years.
Conical formations caused by volcanic eruptions millions of years ago dot this stunning landscape. Now tourists stay in the many cave hotels that dot the area.
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There are many Asia facts relating to ancient cultures and religions. Some examples include the Sumer civilization in Mesopotamia, which dates to 7000 years ago, and the Indus Valley civilization in India, which dates to 6000 years ago.
Although it has seen its share of ups and downs, Europe is responsible for most of the technology, culture, and language that dominates the world today.
Australia is as wide as the distance between London to Moscow.The biggest property in Australia is bigger than Belgium.More than 85% of Australians live within 50km of the coast.