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With an average elevation of 4500 meters above sea level, the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is one of Earth’s highest geographic features.
The island off the northeast cost of Taiwan is surrounded by dozens of hydrothermal vents.
Even while skies are clearing over China, one type of particulate pollution continues to cause problems.
Where cattle once roamed, a national park has taken root in Argentina.
This Arizona national park was founded to protect the saguaro cactus, a keystone species of the Sonoran Desert and an iconic symbol of the Southwest, where the climate is becoming warmer and drier.
The Libyan Desert is often cited as a Mars analogue.
Momijiari can last into early December in the country’s southern regions.
Mount Sundoro and Mount Sumbing are symmetrical, cone-shaped peaks in Central Java.
The oldest desert on Earth also gives rise to some of the planet’s tallest dunes.
Plymouth, Massachusetts, and Plymouth, England, share a historical connection even older than the first Thanksgiving.
The hot springs at Pamukkale, Turkey, have produced the world’s largest deposit of travertine.
Primorsky Krai, in the Russian Far East, displays some of the planet’s most striking fall color.
Red rocks and complex geology are distinctive features of this physiographic region in Wyoming and Montana.
The oldest city in North America’s Great Lakes region is surrounded by areas of stunning seasonal color.