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Amazing natural landmarks and monuments

Post photos, and identify, please.

This is one of my favorites: Kukenan, a tepuis in Venezuela, one of the inspirations for the mesa in the movie "Up."

by Anonymousreply 2201/26/2013

Oops! Forgot the image for Kukenan. here you go:

by Anonymousreply 101/25/2013

Ball's Pyramid, the tallest volcanic island in the world. It just sticks up out of the ocean about 300 miles from the Australian coast.

by Anonymousreply 201/25/2013

That's really cool R2.

by Anonymousreply 301/25/2013

In Capadocia, Turkey, nature has formed the landscape into a series of giant penises.

by Anonymousreply 401/25/2013

The red rocks of Sedona, Arizona. Snoopy rock makes me smile and what's more amazing there is a Lucy rock not too far from Snoopy rock.

by Anonymousreply 501/25/2013

Here's the Bungle Bungles of Australia, a great striped rock formation in the middle of nowhere. It's been there for millions of years, but white people only found it a few decades ago.

by Anonymousreply 601/25/2013

Oregon has a Painted Desert region that nobody seems to know about. Maybe because it's a long way from anywhere.

by Anonymousreply 701/25/2013

Plitvice National Park, Croatia.

It's beautiful "hanging lakes" are formed by limestone that dissolves and then reforms in the lakes, creating a beautiful but ever-changing landscape of fluid rock and water.

by Anonymousreply 801/25/2013

The Dallol volcanic basin in Ethiopia is a freaky mixture of acid pools and rock formations.

by Anonymousreply 901/25/2013

I want to go there, r8. That is so beautiful.

by Anonymousreply 1001/25/2013

The pic @ R2 is amazing but still kind of creepy/ominous.

by Anonymousreply 1101/25/2013

The Grand Canyon of course. But photos never do it justice.

by Anonymousreply 1201/25/2013

Has anyone been to the "Cave of Crystals" in Mexico?

by Anonymousreply 1301/25/2013

Yosemite. Everything about Yosemite is beautiful. Well, except the hordes of tourists.

by Anonymousreply 1401/25/2013

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China. Massive pillar-like rock formations topped by trees.

by Anonymousreply 1501/25/2013

Shiprock, New Mexico. Old volcanic plug (and dike in foreground) that's eroded into a peak.

by Anonymousreply 1601/25/2013

And the Stone Forest of Yakutsk.

by Anonymousreply 1701/25/2013

Hope this works. Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec.

by Anonymousreply 1801/25/2013

Didn't Sonny claim that Cher believed Mt. Rushmore to be a naturally occurring rock formation?

by Anonymousreply 1901/25/2013

Mount Everest

by Anonymousreply 2001/25/2013

Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

by Anonymousreply 2101/25/2013

"The pic @ [R2] is amazing but still kind of creepy/ominous."

It's like something out of Mordor set in the sea.

by Anonymousreply 2201/26/2013
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