Amsterdam
Amsterdam (Netherlands) Amsterdam [mmstərˈdɑm]) is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands. It has been the capital of the Kingdom since 1814. It is located in the province of…

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City of Petra
Petra (Arabic. البتراء read "al-Batra") is an ancient city located in the South — West of Jordan, the former capital of Idumea, and later of the Nabataean Kingdom. It is…

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Grand Canyon national Park
One of the most visited and famous nature reserves in America is the Grand Canyon national Park. The giant chasm, which stretches on the Colorado plateau, covers an area of…

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Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef glacier (New Zealand) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Tourist reviews, photos and videos.

Every year, the Franz Josef glacier is visited by more than 250 thousand tourists. What is it so famous for, and what interesting things can be seen in this place? The Franz Josef glacier is located in the Westland national Park, which belongs to the Te Wahipunamu region. By the way, this area is sacred to the local population-Maori. It is also a UNESCO heritage site.

The Franz Josef glacier is the fastest glacier in the world. During the day, the ice passes a decent distance, about 2 m per hour. Continue reading

Lady Knox

Lady Knox (eng. Lady Knox Geyser) is a geyser located in the Wai-O-Tapu region, the Taupo volcanic zone of the North island of New Zealand. It is named after Lady Constance Knox, second daughter of Actor Knox, 5th Earl of Ranfurly, 15th Governor-General of New Zealand. An eruption of a geyser is caused artificially (by pouring a soap solution into the mouth of the geyser) every day at 10: 15 am. During an eruption that lasts about an hour, the geyser emits a jet of water up to 20 meters high  depending on the weather.[2] the Visible part consists of stone formations located at the base of the source. Silicon, which has accumulated over many years during eruptions, forms a light cone-shaped top of the geyser. Continue reading

10 incredible facts about Antarctica that you won’t immediately believe

We don’t know so much about our planet.

Especially about its remote regions, where it is difficult to get to, and where the climate is very harsh.

It’s the remoteness and incredible cold that makes Antarctica one of the places we actually know the least about.

This is a big icy desert full of secrets.

Bored Panda offers a list of facts about the southernmost place on Earth that you won’t immediately believe. Continue reading

Han Son dung (Son Doong) (mountain river Cave)
Over the past year, twenty new caves have been opened in Vietnam, including the giant Han Son dung cave, or hang Sondong (the name can be translated as "mountain river…

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Yellowstone national Park
Yellowstone national Park (Yellowstone national Park or simply Yellowstone, Yellowstone) is the oldest and one of the most famous national parks in the United States. Yellowstone is located in three…

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Mount Roraima — the lost world of Venezuela
Mount Roraima is a surprisingly mysterious, almost fantastic place located in the South-East of Venezuela. This is where Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana meet. Due to its unusual shape, this mountain…

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White sand and blue water beaches
White sand and blue water beaches one of the most amazing beaches in the world is located in Australia. There are extraordinarily beautiful white beaches here. They are located in…

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