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The Painted Hills, located about 9 miles northwest of the town of Mitchell, Oregon, is named after the colorful layers of its hills corresponding to various geological eras, formed when the area was an ancient river floodplain. Distinguished by varied stripes of red, tan, orange, and black, this area is listed as one of the Seven Wonders of Oregon.
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The Old Stockholm telephone tower (Swedish: Telefontornet ) was a metallic structure built to connect approximately 5,500 telephone lines in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Constructed in 1887, the tower was damaged by a fire in 1952 and demolished the following year.
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Plougrescant, a small village in France, is best known for Castel Meur. A small stone house built between two huge granite rocks in the sea. Surrounded by a stone wall to protect itself from the strong winds that blow in the area, it was built in 1861. The access to the house used to be free but since some tourists climbed on the roof to be photographed and caused damage, the owner was pushed to protect his property. Now a perimeter wall prohibits access to the site.
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The most prominent cape on the Latvian coast where two seas meet – the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga.
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The Staircase of the King of Aragon is a 187 steps staircase carved into the vertical side of a limestone cliff in Bonifacio, Corsica.
Seen from the sea, it appears as a dark oblique line, all the way up the cliff.
According to legend, it was dug in one night by the troops of the king of Aragon, Alfonso V the Magnanimous, during the siege of Bonifacio in 1420. Most likely, the staircase was made over a longer period of time by Franciscan monks for access to the drinking water source at the bottom cave below.
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The Bisti/De-Na-Zin is a 45,000-acre wilderness area located in New Mexico. Established in 1984, the Wilderness is a desolate area of steeply eroded badlands.
The landscape is covered in unusual formations like the ‘Cracked Eggs’, colorful mud hills, and large petrified trees. Pillars exist solely because everything around and below them has been removed by wind and water, over time.
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