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"Turnip Rock" *Port Austin, Michigan* |Just off the Michigan shore in *Lake Huron* is Turnip Rock, a large turnip-shaped rock-island.The unique shape is the result of thousands of years of erosion by storm waves.Twenty-foot-high trees & other vegetation have grown at the top of the isolated rock.Just west of the rock is the “thumbnail”(“tip of the thumb”) rock, which is the further point north on the "thumb" of Michigan.The surrounding land is privately owned.|

Kayaking the Thumb, Port Austin, Michigan: Photos & Trip Report

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Olavinlinna - St. Olaf's Castle - was founded in 1475 by Erik Axelsson Tott. The castle served to repel attacks from the east and to guarantee control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown.

Olavinlinna Castle

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Talampaya Park-Argentina, north of Mendoza, part of Moon Valley. The Ischigualasto Formation contains Late Triassic deposits (231-226 Ma), with some of the oldest known dinosaur remains, which are the world's 1st w/regards to quality/ number/ importance. It is the only place in the world where nearly all of the Triassic is represented in an undisturbed sequence of rock deposits

Wallace Monument, Scotland....seeing as Braveheart is my favorite movie, this just jumped to the top of my Must Visit list!

On approach and departure, the pilot will circle Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, a couple of times in each direction, so you'll be able to get a fantastic aerial view - Al Mackinnon at Matador Network

Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia The oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia.[2] The national park was founded in 1949 and is situated in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mossbrae Falls near Dunsmuir, California

In Arizona, near the border with Utah, you can find a stunning sandstone rock formation called The Wave. The Wave is on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes, located in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, on the Colorado Plateau. Getting to The Wave requires a moderately difficult 3 mile hike from the Wire Pass Trailhead. Kanab, Utah and Page, Arizona.

Bengal - Darjeeling town overlooking the majestic Khangchendzonga range

Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) With its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawensi, and Shira, Mount Kilimanjaro is an inactive strato-volcano in north-eastern Tanzania. It is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising 4,600 m from its base, and includes the highest peak in Africa at 5,895 meters.

Mt. Hood, Orgeon - Timberline Lodge

Lassen peak as seen from the Volcanic scenic byway in Northern California