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What are hoodoos? The science behind these surreal formations

What are hoodoos? The science behind these surreal formations

Ritten earth pyramids: These spiky geological formations are composed of moraine clay soil, and they have been slowly eroding for the past years. They are currently touted as the tallest group of hoodoos in Europe.

Krafla Region Star Wars

5 beautiful 'Force Awakens' locations to visit on Earth

Krafla and Lake Mývatn, Iceland

The universe may be chaotic and unpredictable, but it's also a highly organized physical realm bound by the laws of mathematics.

How the golden ratio manifests in nature

The universe may be chaotic and unpredictable, but it's also a highly organized physical realm bound by the laws of mathematics. One of the most fundamental (and strikingly beautiful) ways these laws manifest is through the golden ratio

1. The Bitterroot Mountains on a cold, foggy day.

14 Eerie Shots In Montana That Are Spine-Tingling Yet Magical

7 types of fog you didn't know had names. Thought fog was just fog? There are several types of fog responsible for those mysterious, misty mornings.

Valle dei Mulini - (Valley of the Mills), Sorrento, Italy

Valle dei Mulini (Valley of the Mills)

A view of the abandoned mill in the Vallone dei Mulini (Valley of the Mills) in Sorrento, Italy. The building is located in the middle of a crevasse, said to have been created by an earthquake.

From mangata to murr\u002Dma, a culture\u0027s vocabulary speaks volumes about what matters to the people who use the words.

10 wonderful words about nature we don’t have in English

From mangata to murrma, a culture's vocabulary speaks volumes about what matters to the people who use the words.

Over 1,100 trees are critically endangered and in need of immediate conservation action. From the California coast to an Arkansas forest, the United States is home to several species of threatened and endangered trees. Here are 11 types of trees in America with an uncertain future.

11 of the most endangered trees in America

Over 1,100 trees are critically endangered and in need of immediate conservation action. From the California coast to an Arkansas forest, the United States is home to several species of threatened and endangered trees. Here are 11 types of trees in America with an uncertain future.

Erdpyramiden Lengmoos und Maria Saal Piramidi di terra a Longomoso e Santa Maria Earth Pyramids at Longomoso and Santa Maria www.ritten.com

Erdpyramiden Lengmoos und Maria Saal Piramidi di terra a Longomoso e Santa Maria Earth Pyramids at Longomoso and Santa Maria www.ritten.com

"The Kondyor Massif is circular geological formation in Eastern Siberia, Russia, roughly 600 km west-to-southwest of Okhotsk, or some 570 km south-east of Yakutsk. From space it looks like an impact crater or the caldera of an extinct volcano, but Kondyor Massif is neither. It is what geologists refer to as an “intrusion”.

The Kondyor Massif is a perfectly circular geological formation in Eastern Siberia, Russia, roughly 600 km west-to-southwest of Okhotsk, or .

The marsh of Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia.

11 nationally protected wetlands you should know about

Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia, USA

caño cristales

caño cristales

Forest on Yakushima Island, Japan. By 利用者:Σ64

With trees dating as far back as Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids, these majestic old forests are living shrines to the ancient past.

Trapper's Loop.. Not technically a hiking trail, Trapper's Loop is great for a casual Sunday stroll. It'll also give you just about the best scenic views you could ask for in the fall season. Take in the colors of Mount Ogden, Snowbasin and Pineview Reservoir from the paved or dirt path. Get there by heading to Huntsville, taking the frontage road to the start of U-167 and stopping at U-39 junction, just east of the Snowbasin turnoff.

7 Amazing SLC Fall Hikes

Salt Lake City: The autumn months generally mean the lowest prices, thin crowds, and the chance to see bright foliage while hiking or driving along Big or Little Cottonwood canyons.

Alerce milenario - Parque nacional Los Alerces - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Alerce The Alerce is a common name for Fitzroya cupressoides, a towering tree species native to the Andes mountains. There's almost no telling how old these trees can get, since most of the larger specimens were heavily logged in the and centuries

Columnar jointed volcanics of Russia's Kunashir Island

19 of the strangest basalt column landscapes on Earth

Evgeny Gorodetskiy posted a photo: Pillar cape breakdown, Kunashir island, Russia (Aug

Quiver tree — South Africa. This strange-looking tree, which belongs to the aloe family, is primarily found along South Africa's Northern Cape region as well as in select parts of southern Namibia.  Although Aloe dichotoma is known to the indigenous San people as "Choje," the English "quiver tree" name references the way these hunter-gatherers hollow out the branches to create quivers for their arrows.  There are three subspecies of quiver tree — dichotoma (pictured above), pillansii and…

6 of the world's most endangered trees also look the strangest

From baobabs to monkey puzzles, things aren't looking too good for these eccentric tree species.

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