Richat Structure: A geological formation in the Maur Adrar Desert in Mauritania, Africa. Although it resembles an impact crater, the Richat Structure formed when a volcanic dome hardened and gradually eroded, exposing the onion-like layers of rock
Terraced rice field YuanYang, China -could it be a stained glass frame?
East of Reykjavik lies a mountain named Hengill. Hengill was formed from a Palagomite tuff and its highest point is around 800 metres above sea level. Hengill is a central volcano and has a giant magma chamber beneath it.
Researchers are attempting to create an Earth-size virtual instrument called the Event Horizon Telescope; a worldwide network of radio telescopes powerful enough to snap a picture of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy.
Roller Coaster Highway - Tulsa, Oklahoma I think this would be so much fun! Reminds me of "Roller Coaster Road" in Colorado Springs.so fun!
Reed Flute Caves, China - This cave system has been one of Guilin, China’s most popular attractions for over 1200 years. The beautiful stalactites, stalagmites and pillars were all created through water erosion.
crystal cave! ❦ CRYSTALS ❦ semi precious stones ❦ Kristallgrotte ❦ Minerals ❦ Cueva de los Cristales ❦
Updated 01/12/2013 @ 10:20 UTC Solar Update / Impulsive M1.7 Flare Sunspot 1654 is the largest Sunspot on the visible solar disk, however it is Sunspot 1652 currently producing much of the activity. Another impulsive solar flare, this time reaching M1.7, was detected at 08:38 UTC early Sunday morning.
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A campaign to return one of the famous Easter Island statues to its native Chile has been launched by a group of Chilean filmmakers, who believe that it should be returned by the UK. View of Moais Ahu Tongariki.
Earth has Bullseye ~ This prominent circular feature, known as the Richat Structure, in the Sahara desert of Mauritania is often noted by astronauts because it forms a conspicuous bull's-eye on the otherwise rather featureless expanse of the desert.