Other natural formations around the world.|
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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.||08/12/2005||833|
|The delta of the Niger River in Nigeria empties in the Gulf of Guinea. The area is about 24,000 km².||08/12/2005||1,436|
|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.||08/12/2005||948|
|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.||08/12/2005||847|
|The river Danube is emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta (4000 km²) in Romania.||08/12/2005||1,059|
|Huge river delta (36.000 km²) which leads into the Gulf of Mexico formed by the river Mississippi.||08/12/2005||951|
|There are so many clouds in Papua New Guinea and I think|
this looks a bit funny.
|I found this wave formation and don't know what it is -- any ideas? Earthquake artifact?||08/12/2005||1,102|
|Not the Grand but also beautiful canyons in great resolution||08/11/2005||906|
|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.||08/09/2005||688|
|Two glaciers floating into the water in the south of Juneau (Alaska)|
Destination of some cruiseships
|Laguna de Bay in Laguna, Philippines||08/07/2005||1,239|
|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!||08/06/2005||675|
|This canyon is deeper than the Grand Canyon||08/05/2005||1,207|
|Huge glacier in Alaska||08/04/2005||708|
|A huge amount of salt in Argentina||08/03/2005||706|
|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.||08/03/2005||1,256|
|Mizen Head with the Lighthouse, Ireland’s most south-westerly point.|
|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. ||07/31/2005||733|
|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 ...
|This is the Waterfalls of Iguacu. Its breathtaking, just go and see it!!!||07/30/2005||1,345|
|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 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.<...
|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.||07/25/2005||1,674|
|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.||07/24/2005||1,788|