Various locations around the world that showcase the beauty of our planet.|
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|It is a species of giraffe, though it could be any animal, drawn on Australian soil.||12/17/2009||491|
|These rock formations called Rauker on the island is a huge tourist attraction on the island Fårö. They were created by wind and weather for throughout centuries.||10/28/2009||552|
|The Wieliczka Salt Mine, located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, lays within Kraków metropolitan area. The mine had been in continuous operation, producing table salt since the 13th century until 2007 as one of the world's oldest operating salt mines (the oldest being in Bochnia, Poland, some 20 kilometers away from Wieliczka). The mine is a major tourist attraction, with about 1.2...||08/21/2009||827|
|Nice pic at northern territory, Australia||01/19/2009||681|
|Check out this glacier in the process of breaking apart.||08/26/2008||943|
|Beneath the ruins of Hammershus on Bornholm ther is a cliff formation called the lion heads. They are a popular object for photographers.|
Why they are called so, nobody knows. Other say they look more like camels.
|This valley is one of the most visited places on the island Bornholm.|
When you walk the path here along the cliffs all you say come back as an echo.
|A giant snowball thats rolled down the hill||11/27/2007||1,714|
|The Lange Anna ("Long Anna" or "Tall Anna") which is a free standing rock column (or stack), 47 metres high and weighing about 25,000 tonnes. ||10/24/2007||1,070|
|This Image is located in the mines of Fderik in Mauritania Africa, it is home to one of the largest iron mines in the world . It also has the longest non-stop train ride in the world...sorry, no passengers are allowed. Also observe about 100 miles southeast of the mines the Sahara Bulls Eye. Some people believe this is the Image of Apollyon in the bottomless pit, For Wikipedia reference see htt...||01/16/2007||2,780|
|Henry David Thoreau Accidentally set fire to the woods here.||10/20/2006||1,735|
|These icebergs, although actually 2D and flat, look 3D because of the shadowing and the way the satellite pictures came out. Around the Sandwich Islands.||10/19/2006||1,087|
|Raabjerg Mile is also one of the biggest dunes in Europe.|
It contains about 3.5 mio m3 sand and is 35 to 40 meters high. It moves to the northeast 0-30 meters a year when it's windy weather up to stormy weather.
You can actually see the track the dune has taken over the years.
|according to guiness world records this is the worlds highest sea cliff (1,010m)||08/03/2006||2,909|
|The Natural Bridge in Aruba.|
It's Collapsed a few years ago but its still standing on Google earth
|Solimões and Negro rivres meet together to form the AMazon River in Manaus, in Brazil, whith their diferent colour textures. / Encontro da Águas do Rio Solimões com o Rio Negro, formando o Rio Amazonas, em Manaus, AM - Brasil.||07/18/2006||2,594|
|These ships are going to have to wait a while to get going!Glace Bay to the East looks a bit warmer ||06/21/2006||572|
|Scladina cave in the Meuse Basin, Belgium, was discovered in 1971 and has for more than 20 years been the object of much painstaking archaeological research|
The site has also unearthed the bones of a Neanderthal child aged about ten. Thanks to the outstanding state of preservation of the remains and sediments protecting them, this site has become a point of reference for knowledge about ...
|Seen on cliffs in Albania. You can see his closed eye, hooked nose, mouth and chin.||05/22/2006||824|
|The World's strongest recorded Earthquake|
At 3.40pm on 22 May 1960 Valdivia was hit by the strongest recorded earthquake in the world. The Earthquake measured 9.5 on the Richter Scale. Most of the buildings in the city were destroyed by the earth's movements or by the devasting tsunamis that followed. Not only were there catastrophic consequences in the South of Chile, the earthquake ca...
|At relatively high altitudes, the BORDERS function displays low resolution coastlines.|
The lo-res coastline is missing from Eastern Russia (east of 180° East, near Alaska), which this file provides.
|Punta Mozza. This mountain 1.900 m alt is located at the top of the famous GR20. The villages in the valley on the left of the mountain are Palneca, Ciamannacce and Cozzano in the south of Corsica||12/12/2005||2,247|
|a geologic overlay of the Yosemite Valley||11/26/2005||2,150|
|...a dream sequence||08/21/2005||990|
|The biggest Salar in the world. With corals and lines visible, it is strongly believed that there was a sea thousand of years ago.||08/10/2005||1,676|