Tag: formation

Apr 7, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Goblin Cave in Nevada’s Valley of Fire

Picture of the Day: The Goblin Cave in Nevada’s Valley of Fire

In Nevada’s oldest state park, the Valley of Fire, you might come across an amazing cave with ghoulish goblin rock formations

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Mar 30, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Caves of Hercules, Morocco

Picture of the Day: The Caves of Hercules, Morocco

The Caves (or grottoes) of Hercules are a popular tourist attraction just outside of Tangier, Morocco on Cape Spartel

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Mar 2, 2016

Picture of the Day: Illuminated Cave Pools in France

Picture of the Day: Illuminated Cave Pools in France

Seen here are the illuminated cave pool formations at La Grotte de St Marcel d’Ardèche in France

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Dec 29, 2015

Picture of the Day: Elephant Rock, Iceland

Picture of the Day: Elephant Rock, Iceland

Located on the Icelandic island of Heimaey (literally Home Island), is a rocky outcrop appropriately known as ‘Elephant Rock’

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Aug 7, 2015

Picture of the Day: Hollow Rock – Berdorf, Luxembourg

Picture of the Day: Hollow Rock – Berdorf, Luxembourg

From the Middle Ages to the 1800s this area was excavated for mill stones which left strange patterns on the rock and created this cave.

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Dec 24, 2014

When Five Commercial Airliners Make Fighter Jet Formations

When Five Commercial Airliners Make Fighter Jet Formations

Watch five Airbus A350-900s (valued at $295.2 million each) take to the skies for a one-of-a-kind formation flight. The Airbus team successfully executed a number of challenging formations and maneuvers including the: diamond formation, low pass, echelon formation and arrow formation

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Jul 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Badlands National Park

Picture of the Day: Badlands National Park

BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK Photograph by Jsoo1 on Wikimedia Commons Badlands National Park is a national park in southwestern South Dakota that protects 242,756 acres (98,240 ha) of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires blended with the largest undisturbed mixed grass prairie in the United States. On January 29, 1939, it was established…

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Jun 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Three Sisters of New South Wales

Picture of the Day: The Three Sisters of New South Wales

The Three Sisters of New South Wales Photograph by JJ Harrison | Follow on Facebook The Three Sisters are a rock formation in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia. They are close to the town of Katoomba and are one of the Blue Mountains’ best known sites, towering above the…

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Dec 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Canyon Riders

Picture of the Day: Canyon Riders

CANYON RIDERS Photograph by Edward S. Curtis In this beautiful photograph by E.S. Curtis (1862-1952), taken in 1904, we see seven Navajo riders on horseback and a dog trekking across the Canyon de Chelly. Canyon de Chelly National Monument was established on April 1, 1931 as a unit of the National Park…

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Nov 30, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Durdle Door Limestone Arch

Picture of the Day: The Durdle Door Limestone Arch

THE DURDLE DOOR LIMESTONE ARCH Photograph by Saffron Blaze Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset, England. While open to the public, it is privately owned by the Welds, a family who own 12,000 acres (50 sq. km) in Dorset in the name of…

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