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Soils in the center of the continent—including those around the famous rock formations of Uluru and Kata-Tjuta—come in striking shades of red.
When the Sun sets, outcrops made of bright, rust-colored Aztec sandstone appear to be on fire.
Two monsoon seasons make space views of this area rare.
The idyllic region of Dalarna County is the site of an ancient, powerful collision.
Spor Mountain in northeastern Utah is a major source of the stiff, lightweight metal that has been used in the flagship space telescope and several other NASA missions.
Decorated with steep cliffs and impressive waterfalls, Canaima National Park is biologically and geologically unique.
The rugged volcanic terrain creates a temperate climate in a mostly dry place.
Rare igneous rock and early signs of life are found beneath the grassy hills of the mountain range in South Africa and Eswatini.
The distinct nub protruding from the east coast of South Island includes remnants of extinct, eroded volcanoes.
Sediment-rich water from the interior of Madagascar meets the sea in mangrove-fringed Loza Bay.
Popigai is one of the largest and most well-preserved impact craters on Earth.
The “young” and well-preserved crater helps scientists understand cratering processes on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system.
The landscape of the Quilian Mountains exhibits layer upon layer of spectacularly colorful rocks.
The Paraguaná Peninsula is rich with sandy beaches and interesting topography.