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    The Perito Moreno Glacier in the Los Glaciares National Park, in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. This icefield is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water.
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    The Na Pali coast in Kauai, Hawaii. Also known as the Garden Isle, Kauai lies 105 miles northwest of O'ahu. It is the oldest of the main Hawaiian islands, approximately 6 million years old.
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    Upper Antelope Slot Canyon is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona.The Navajo name for the canyon means "the place where water runs through the rocks." The canyon was formed by the erosion of sandstone, mostly due to flash flooding. It has been accessible by permit only since 1997, when the Navajo people made it a Navajo Tribal Park.
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    Mount Everest is the world's highest mountain, with a peak 29,029 feet above sea level. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas mountain range in Nepal.
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    Angel Falls, Venezuela, is the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall, 3,212 feet high. The waterfall drops over the edge of Auyantepui mountain in the Canaima National Park. Water from the falls enters into the Krep River, also known as the Rio Gauya.
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    A woman in traditional clothing carries a basket of flowers along rice terraces in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Ubud is a town on the Indonesian island of Bali.
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    Sugar maples on a riverbank in Vermont show their peak colors in the fall. Vermont is the leading producer of maple syrup in the United States. About 77 percent of the state is forest, covered mostly with conifer, sugar maples and northern hardwoods trees.
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    The Amazon rainforest of South America. Deforestation in the Amazon basin threatened many plant and animal species that only exist here. From 2002 to 2006, the conserved land in the Amazon rainforest almost tripled, and deforestation rates dropped as much as 60 percent.
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    The Grand Canyon, carved by the Colorado River in Arizona. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and at some points is over a mile deep. A recent study shows the canyon began to form some 17 million years ago.
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    The Iguazu Falls are located on the border of Brazil and Argentina. Legend has it that a god planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipi, who fled with her mortal lover in a canoe. In a rage the god sliced the river, creating the falls.
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    The Aurora Borealis, or northern lights, illuminate the night sky over Denali National Park, Alaska.
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    The Sahara Desert is the world's second largest desert after Antarctica. Deserts are defined by their lack of moisture, not their temperature. The Sahara covers over 3.6 million square miles, most of northern Africa.
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    An aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The Great BArrier is the world's largest coral reef system, with over 3,000 individual reefs and over 900 islands stretching for over 1,600 miles. The reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast Queensland, Australia.
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