Gull Beach

The natural setting of Maria is one of the most popular photos in the Gaspé Peninsula which is distributed all over the world. This oversized steel frame highlights the variety of surrounding landscapes. This spectacular work was produced by Yves Gonthier, painter and sculptor, in 1995.

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Saint-Elzéar Cave

Information about La Grotte de Saint-Elzéar Inside the cave, the temperature is always maintained at 4 ° C, whether summer or winter. It is more than 200 meters long and sinks up to 35 meters below the surface. The visit is made on a metal walkway that visitors do not leave and which gives them access to …

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Bassel Zoo

Zoo Basel is a non-profit zoo in the city of Basel, Switzerland. Its official name is Zoologischer Garten Basel — or in English: Basel Zoological Garden. Basel residents affectionately call it Zolli. (Wikipedia)

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Bandelier National Monument

Spend a few hours or an entire day hiking the many trails that wind through Bandelier National Monument and exploring ancient Native American cliff dwellings and petroglyphs.  Twenty minutes away is Los Alamos, home of Los Alamos National Laboratory and its Bradbury Science Museum, which tells the story of the Manhattan Project.

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Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest, covering much of northwestern Brazil and extending into Colombia, Peru, and other South American countries, is the world’s largest tropical rainforest, famed for its biodiversity. It’s crisscrossed by thousands of rivers, including the powerful Amazon. River towns, with 19th-century architecture from rubber-boom days, include Brazil’s Manaus and Belém and Peru’s Iquitos and …

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Queen Elizabeth Park, Uganda Safari

The Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) is Uganda‘s most visited national park. The park was founded in 1952 as Kazinga National Park. It was renamed two years later to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.  Queen Elizabeth National Park occupies an estimated 1,978 square kilometers (764 sq mi). The park extends from Lake Georgein the north-east to Lake Edward in the …

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Costa Rican Jungle

In the jungles of Costa Rica, you’re surrounded by three masters of disguise. Can you spot them in this 360 film? This video has 360 spatial sound – so turn up the volume and try to zero in on the animals. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthUnplugged Planet Earth II is a BBC Studios Natural History Unit production, co-produced …

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Taichung World Flora Exposition – 2018

The Taichung World Flora Exposition (also called the Flora Expo) is an international event recognized by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) as an A2/B1 horticulture exposition. This event will display to the world the hard work of Taiwan’s farmers, the thoughtfulness of the architects, the efforts of volunteers, and Taiwan’s hospitality. Library Learn …

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Conventico Caves

Captured by: Andreas Grunau Servicios Fotográficos The Conventico Caves, natively known as Cuevas del Conventico, are a network of caves found in the Spanish city of Melilla off the north African coast. The caves were naturally formed and said to have been used by the Phoenicians. Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Sand Dune Arch

Captured by: Matt Bell Visit a secluded rock arch surrounded by sand and nestled among sandstone rock fins. Sand Dune Arch is a popular destination in Arches National Park, which contains over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. These arches are created by erosion from water and weather, so the iconic features of the park are constantly …

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Wire Pass Slot Canyon

Captured by: Matt Bell Wire Pass is the entrance to Buckskin Gulch, the longest and deepest slot canyon in Utah. Slot canyons are known for their narrow passageways — Wire Pass is less than three feet wide in some areas — flanked by towering walls. Utah has the largest concentration of slot canyons in the …

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America’s Stonehenge

America’s Stonehenge is an archaeological site consisting of a number of large rocks and stone structures scattered around roughly 30 acres within the town of Salem, New Hampshire in the United States. It is open to the public for a fee as part of a recreational area which includes snowshoe trails and an alpaca farm. (Wikipedia) …

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NASA: Operation IceBridge

Operation IceBridge is an ongoing NASA mission to monitor changes in polar ice. It is an airborne follow-on mission to the ICESat satellite, continuing until after the ICESat-2 mission launches in 2018. (Wikipedia) Captured by: TrustedPhotoDC Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Lake Shasta Caverns

The Lake Shasta Caverns are a network of caves located near the McCloud arm of Shasta Lake in California. It was formerly named Chalk Cave and Baird Cave, named after Spencer Fullerton Baird. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Scherba Media Library Learn More About HistoryView VR  

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Cave of the Mounds

Cave of the Mounds, a natural limestone cave located near Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, United States, is named for two nearby hills called the Blue Mounds. It is located in the southern slope of the east hill. (Wikipedia) Captured by:  

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Banyan Tree

A banyan, also spelled “banian”, is a fig that begins its life as an epiphyte, i.e. a plant that grows on another plant, when its seed germinates in a crack or crevice of a host tree or edifice. (Wikipedia) Location: Lahaina, Hawaii Species: Banyan (Ficus benghalensis) Captured by: ReOrbitVR

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San Bernardino National Forest | Keller Peak Fire Lookout

The Keller Peak Fire Lookout is located at the top of Keller Peak Road just past Running Springs California.  Constructed in 1926, it is the oldest fire tower still standing in the San Bernardino National Forest. From 1927 to 1981 the tower was manned by Forest Service personnel. In 1985, volunteers from the Rim of …

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Belgenny Farm Creamery

In 1795 a large herd of wild cattle was found grazing on the southern side of the Nepean River, thriving without human help. They were the progeny of two bulls and four cows that had wandered off from Sydney Cove in 1788. This is why the district became known as ‘the Cowpastures’, and it was …

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Nature Discovery Centre at Thatcham

The Nature Discovery Centre at Thatcham offers a great day out for all the family. The Centre is packed full of interactive wildlife and natural history displays. There is a network of footpaths ranging from small family-friendly walks to longer paths for the more adventurous. (Nature Discovery Centre at Thatcham) Captured by: Autonomica Library Learn …

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Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History: Inside a T. rex

Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History: Inside a T. rex Tyrannosaurus or T. rex is a genus of coelurosaurian theropod dinosaur. The species Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the most well-represented of the large theropods. Wikipedia Eaten by: Tyrannosaurus Lived: 83.6 million years ago – 66 million years ago (Cretaceous) Extinct in: Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event Fossils: Black Beauty, Sue, Wankel, Jane, AMNH 5027, Holotype: CM …

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Timberline Lodge at Mount Hood

Captured by: ToPa 3D Explore a unique piece of American history: Timberline Lodge. The iconic lodge sits at an elevation of nearly 6,000 feet in the Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon. Built in 1937, Timberline Lodge was created as an initiative by President Franklin Roosevelt to stimulate the struggling economy and give jobs to …

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Oman Natural History Museum

The ’Natural History Museum of Oman’ is a natural history museum, located at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture complex, Al Khuwair, opposite the Zawawi Mosque in Muscat, Oman. (Wikipedia) Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Colorado National Monument: Devil’s Kitchen

Colorado National Monument is a National Park Service unit near the city of Grand Junction, Colorado. Sheer-walled canyons cut deep into sandstone and granite–gneiss–schist rock formations. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Step Beyond Media Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Buffalo Botanical Gardens

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens are botanical gardens located within South Park in Buffalo, New York, United States. These gardens are the product of landscaping architect Frederick Law Olmsted, glass-house architects Lord & Burnham, and botanist and plant-explorer John F. Cowell. (Wikipedia) The Buffalo Botanical Gardens in Buffalo, NY was designed by Frederick Olmsted …

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Yosemite National Park

Not just a great valley, but a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquillity of the High Sierra. First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, …

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Auckland Museum: Origins

Origins tells the story of our geological origins – how New Zealand split from Gondwana – and the origins of our unique animal and plant life. The journey through time, from dinosaurs to today, explores why some birds and insects grew to such enormous size and why so many birds were flightless. (Auckland Museum) Captured by: Property3D Library Learn More About …

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The Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS)

The Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) is a prototype of a habitat for humans to experiment and see what it would be like to work and live on Mars. The station simulates the type of environment that would serve as the main base for months of exploration in the harsh Martian environment. The MDRS hosts scientists, …

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Helen’s Rain Garden

A rain garden is a planted depression or a hole that allows rainwater runoff from impervious urban areas, like roofs, driveways, walkways, parking lots, and compacted lawn areas, the opportunity to be absorbed. This reduces rain runoff by allowing stormwater to soak into the ground (as opposed to flowing into storm drains and surface waters which causes erosion, water pollution, flooding, and diminished groundwater). They should be designed for specific soils and climates. The …

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Oxford Museum of Natural History

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History, sometimes known simply as the Oxford University Museum or OUMNH, is a museum displaying many of the University of Oxford’s natural history specimens, located on Parks Road in Oxford, England. (Wikipedia) Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Bruentrup Heritage Farm

The Bruentrup Heritage Farm was established in 1891. William Bruentrup married Ida Wagner and the bride’s family gave them 40 acres of land along White Bear Avenue as a wedding present. They added land until it reached 175 acres. Four generations of the family have farmed there. The farmhouse was somewhat modernized in 1912. Over …

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Cathedral Caverns

Cathedral Caverns State Park is a publicly owned recreation area and natural history preserve located in Kennamer Cove, approximately 5 miles northeast of Grant and 7 miles southeast of Woodville in Marshall County, Alabama. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Total Perspective Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Battle at Indian Rock

Colonial battle during King Phillip’s War located at Indian Rock in Franklin, Massachusetts, USA. Click the interactive information tags to learn more! King Philip’s War was an armed conflict in 1675–1678 between Indian inhabitants of New England and New England colonists and their Indian allies. The war is named for Metacomet, the Wampanoag chief who …

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Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth’s southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14,000,000 square kilometres (5,400,000 square miles), it is the fifth-largest continent. For comparison, Antarctica is near twice the …

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Kabir Kouba Waterfall

Created by: ExploraTerra The Park of the Kabir Kouba Cliff and Waterfall is a public park in Québec (Canada) crossed by the Saint-Charles River. The rapids and falls of this section of the river are called Kabir Kouba the «river of a thousand bends» in the Montagnais language.[1] An interpretive center and trails permit the observation of the Kabir Kouba waterfall that has …

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Miguasha National Park

Captured by: ExploraTerra Miguasha National Park is a protected area near Carleton-sur-Mer on the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec in Canada. Created in 1985 by the Government of Quebec, Miguasha was designated a World Heritage Site in 1999 in recognition of its wealth of fossils, which display a crucial time during the evolution of life on Earth. …

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