Natural Landmarks

Grand Canyon

Loads of submissions for this one, and man it is really, really big. Check out how far zoomed out we are! Also of note are the road around the rim, the visitors centre, and what appears to be a footbridge…

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Thursday, 14th April 2005

Cranberry Fields

No, not strawberry fields but a huge amount of Cranberry Fields (or bogs) in Massachusetts. Thanks to “ironcladlou”, “Daniel Drucker” and many more.

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Wednesday, 13th April 2005

Devil’s Tower

Devils Tower is a monolith that rises to a height of 1,267 feet and featured prominently in the Steven Spielberg film Close Encounters of the Third Kind (where it was reproduced in mashed potato). Thanks: xylon, Sally, many others.

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Tuesday, 12th April 2005

Mount St. Helens

It hasn’t erupted since 1980 March 2005, but apparently Mount St Helens still counts as an active volcano. Not great resolution here yet though. Thanks: Sean Miller, kb and others.

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Monday, 11th April 2005

Rainbow Bridge, Utah

The world’s largest natural bridge. The surrounding landscape is very surreal, it all looks like it is sculpted out of play dough. Thanks Jeff Reynolds.

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Friday, 8th April 2005

Uffington White Horse

The Uffington White Horse in Juarez Mexico is over half a mile long. Hey cool, we have these in the UK aswell. Thanks jesvs.

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Friday, 8th April 2005

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