Nature Wonder Cappadocia

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Cappadocia is the historic area with unique rock site located in the center of the Anatolian Region of Turkey. Thies region is a result of the vulcanic eruptions occurred in Erciyes, Hasandag and Gulludag, in the region was formed a large tableland from the vulcanic tufas and together with the erosion of the Kizilirmak river and wind over ten thausands of years there appeared the chimney rocks which are a wonder of the nature. Turkish heritage is located in Goreme – a village in the heart of Cappadocia. Long, long ago Cappadocia was inhabited by Christians who also carved thousands of cave churches, chapels and monasteries out of the rock. Many of these churches were decorated with frescoes of medieval saints whose ghostly images still gaze down from the walls. In the 21st century these ancient churches make some of the most remarkable sights for visitors. Goreme and the Cappadocia region is easily accessible from all parts of Turkey.

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Fairy chimneys near Goreme

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landscape in Cappadocia

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City in Cappodocia

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underground city of Kaymakli

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underground city of Kaymakli

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Dark Church, Goreme

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Underground chamber in the Buckle Church

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1,000+ year old painting at the Apple church carved into a rock

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1,000+ year old painting at the Apple church carved into a rock

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1,000+ year old painting at the Apple church carved into a rock

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Drakensberg Park – South African Outstanding Nature Reserve

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The Drakensberg is one of the major mountain ranges of southern Africa with dramatic scenery. The park includes beautiful rivers, wetlands, indigenous forests, grasslands, valleys and cliffs. The Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park has an average altitude of 3000m, the highest range south of Kilimanjaro – and spans 150kms over 243 000 ha of land. One of the greatest treasures is set of 20 000 individual rock paintings at 500 different cave and overhang sites between Royal Natal National Park and Bushman’s Neck.

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Great Pictures of Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park covers more than 2.2 million acres at 63 miles from North to South and 54 miles East to West. It is the home of the Old Faithful Geyser and others. Each year millions of US citizens and foreign travelers enjoy the views and unique hydrothermal features of this park. The Yellowstone region is primarily made up of boreal forests. Visitors are likely to see a number of wild animals in the park, including grizzliy and black bears, gray wolves, bison, elk, moose bighorn sheep. Entrance fees to National park are $25 per private vehicle for seven days, or $50 for one year.

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The Most Recognized Lemur Catta

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It is impossible to confuse with any other species, the ring-tailed lemur has a distinctive long and bushy black-and-white-ringed tail. The Ring-tailed Lemur is found in the dry forests and bush of southern and south-western Madagascar. It is one of twenty-two species of lemurs. Lemurs are best known for their large, round reflective eyes and their wailing screams. Lemurs also have furry, pointed ears and long tails.

Weight: 5 – 7.5 lbs
Height: 15 – 18″
Habitat: Deciduous forests, rainforests, scrublands
Lifespan: 18 years
Tail Length: 22 – 25″
Diet: the Lemur are herbivores eating mainly flowers, fruit, tree leaves, grass and ferns

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Gigantic Moai Statues and Heads in Polynesian Easter Island

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Rapa Nui aka Easter Island is the Polynesian island found in the south east Pacific Ocean. It is famous for the large monumental Moai statues, rock art carvings and paintings with unique motifs. On average, statues stand 13 feet high and weigh 14 tons, human heads-on-torsos carved in the male form from rough hardened volcanic ash.

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Whale Shark The Worlds Biggest Fish

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The whale shark is a non-aggressive creature that poses no threat to swimmers, snorkelers or scuba divers. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 12.65 metres (41.50 ft) and a weight of more than 21.5 tonnes (47,000 lb). The shark has distinctive light-yellow markings on its very thick, dark gray skin. It is a filter feeder and can neither bite nor chew. These feeder eat plankton, krill, fish eggs, small fish, salp, jellyfish and coral spawn. Although its mouth can stretch to four feet wide, Whale sharks are slow swimmers, moving at speeds of no little more than 3 miles per hour.

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Thorny Devil Lizard Looks Scary

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The thorny devil, also known as Thorny Lizard or the Moloch Horridus. It is best known for having an extremely spiky looking appearance. It is covered by hard sharp spines to dissuade predators by making it difficult to swallow. It lives only in Australia in the arid scrub and desert. It has a false head on its back that it use it when it feels threatened. It lowers its head between its front legs, and only the false head is visible.

Latin Binomial Name: Moloch Horridus
Type: Reptile
Diet: Omnivore
Size: 15-20cm (5.9-8in)
Weight:70-95g (2.5-3.4oz)
Top Speed: 60km/h (37mph)
Life Span: 12-20 years

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Magic of Lake Reflection Photos

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Photos of lake reflects sky and trees all over the world. Spectacular shots of Lake Reflections are taken by talented photographers. It can inspire many photographers to make creative photography.

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Mount Kilimanjaro – The Roof of Africa

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Kilimanjaro is this the highest peak on the African continent. It is located in Northeast Tanzania, near the Kenya border. It is one of the world’s most accessible high summits for visitors around the world. Kilimanjaro is a volcano. Kilimanjaro consits of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo 19,340 feet (5,895 meters), Mawenzi 16,896 feet (5,149 meters) and Shira 13,000 feet (3,962 meters). Kilimanjaro has 2.2 square kilometers of glacial ice and is losing it quickly due to global warming. Climbing Kilimanjaro is easy and requires no experience with climbing. You should only take care from improper acclimatization and altitude sickness.

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Funny Monkey Face Pics

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Here we have crazy monkey face pics for you to view. Monkey belongs to a large and varied family of mammals of the primate. Member of the mammalian order Primates includes humans, apes, monkeys, and prosimians or lower primates. Monkeys are excellent climbers and most are primarily arboreal and they live in tropical or subtropical climates. They are almost all day-active animals. We can devide monkeys into two large groups: Old World monkeys (Cercopithecoidea) and New World monkeys (Ceboidea).

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