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29.03.12

The Smallest Park in the World

The Smallest Park in the World

Mill Ends Park is a tiny urban park located on a crossroad in Portland, Oregon, United States. The park is a circle 0,61 m across and a total area 0,292 sq.m. It is officially the smallest park in the world (it’s been granted in 1971 and listed in the Guinness Book of Records).

28.03.12

Soviet satellite “Meteor 1-1” falls in Antarctica

Soviet satellite “Meteor 1-1” falls in Antarctica

On the 27 March the first Soviet weather satellite “Meteor 1-1” fell in the Queen Maud Land region of Antarctica, - Space Forces spokesman Col. Alexey Zolotukhin said to RIA Novosti.

28.03.12

The Stone Forest of Madagascar

The Stone Forest of Madagascar

Tsingy de Bemaraha is a Strict Nature Reserve located in Madagascar island, covering approximately 152 000 hectares. It was based in 1927 near the western coast of the island to protect rare animals (indris, some lemur populations, etc.) and unique karst limestone formations.

26.03.12

James Cameron

James Cameron

Deep-operating vehicle Deepsea Challenger with a well-known producer James Cameron onboard has risen on a surface of Pacific Ocean after it immersed on the bottom of the Mariana Trench.

23.03.12

Chocolate Hills

Chocolate Hills

The Chocolate Hills, one of the unique natural phenomena, is located on Bohol island, Philippines.

19.03.12

Mount Erebus

Mount Erebus

The southernmost active volcano is located in Ross Island. Mount Erebus has a summit elevation of 3,794 metres. It was discovered in 1841 by a British expedition and was given a name after a Greek god of Chaos.

16.03.12

The Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls

The Niagra Falls is a collective name for the three waterfalls located on the Niagara river on the board between USA and Canada, which divides the U.S. state of New York from Canadian province Ontario.

13.03.12

The Devil’s Bridge (Switzerland)

The Devil’s Bridge (Switzerland)

The Devil’s Bridge (Teufelsbruke) is a historical bridge located in Switzerland. The Reuss River and the gorge with a 20 m depth are lying under the bridge.

05.03.12

Mysterious lake Kok-kol

Mysterious lake Kok-kol

There is a mysterious lake in Zhambyl province, Kazakhstan. From time to time the lake might make some strange noises, and sometimes ripple marks may be seen, as if an enormous creature drifts inside.

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