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  • This is the Bigar Cascade Falls in Carass Severin, Romania at the 45th parallel.The dramatic moss-covered falls are situated in the forests of the Anina Mountains and are formed by an underground water spring that spills into the Minis River.

  • A group of Rainbow Eucalyptus trees spotted just off the Hana Highway in east Maui.Commonly known as the Rainbow Eucalyptus, the Mindanao Gum, or the Rainbow Gum, it is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere.The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark.This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.

  • A beautiful capture of Great Escape Road in Wilsall, Montana.

  • An eruption on lo as Jupiter nears.This montage of images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, was taken by the New Horizons spacecrafts flyby. The Jupiter image is an infrared color composite taken by the spacecrafts near-infrared imaging spectrometer on Feb. 28, 2007.

  • Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of Rajasthan. The fort, plainly known as Chittor, was the capital of Mewar and is situated several kilometres by road south of Bhilwara.

  • This stunning rock formation is located at Iguazu Falls. This particular view can be seen from the lookout on San Martin Island on the Argentinian side of the falls.

  • An incredible aerial photograph ofMount Kilimanjaro.

    Kilimanjaro has three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira

  • Skgafoss is a waterfall situated in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline.

    The coastline has now receded and it is now at a distance of about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) from Skgar.

  • In this incredible picture, we look down the jaw-dropping Dragon Falls in Venezuela.Known locally as Churun Meru, it is about 10 km south of Angel Falls in the same valley.

  • The Ninety Mile Beach is a sandy stretch of south-eastern coastline of Victoria, Australia along the Gippsland Lakes region of East Gippsland on Bass Strait. The beach is just over 151 kilometres (94 MI) long running north-eastward

  • This incredible Bonsai treehouse was created by Japanese artist Takanori Aiba. The intricate detail is absolutely phenomenal.Of his beautiful work, Takanori says: Cultivating a modern Bonsai style by adding a theme of the relationship between human and nature

  • A rare event in the badlands of Utah that occurs every few years when the conditions are just right.

  • Maelstrom at Kauai, Hawaii A maelstrom is a very powerful whirlpool; a large, swirling body of water. A free vortex, it has a considerable downdraft.

  • This image was taken at Teahupoo in Tahiti.

  • The moon and Venus over Switzerland.

    Lit from beneath by lights from the village ofTrubbach, Switzerland, a snow covered mountain, Mittlerspitz, poses dramatically on the upper left, hovering over thesmall town of Balzers, Liechtenstein far below.

  • The Flatirons are rock formations near Boulder, Colorado. There are five large, numbered Flatirons ranging from north to south (First through Fifth, respectively) along the east slope of Green Mountain.

  • New Zealand

  • Crater lakes in the Albertine rift of Africa

  • A total solar eclipse, close to sunset, silhouetting the moon and sun, seen here above the Andes mountains in South America

  • Lake Strynevatn from Hjelle, Norway. Hjelle lies at the eastern end of Lake Strynevatn, midway between Stryn Sommerskisenter (20 km) and Stryn township (27 km). Jostedal Glacier National Park Centre is just 5 km away.

  • This wonderfully illuminated sandcastle was built on Noosa Main Beach in Queensland, AustraliaThats All Folks