Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Channel Islands National Park | USA



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Channel Islands National Park is an American national park off the coast of the U.S. state of California that comprises five of the eight Channel Islands.

These five islands are San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Anacapa, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Keoladeo National Park | India


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Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that hosts thousands of birds, especially during the winter season. Some 364 species of birds, including the rare Siberian crane, have been recorded in the park.

Keoladeo National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

National Park of American Samoa


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The National Park of American Samoa is a national park in the United States territory of American Samoa, distributed across three islands: Tutuila, Ofu, and Ta‘ū. The park preserves and protects coral reefs, tropical rainforests, fruit bats, and the Samoan culture.

The White-naped Flying Fox is one of two native fruit bats to the National Park of American Samoa. These animals are active during the day,

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Plitvice Lakes National Park | Croatia




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Plitvice Lakes National Park is famous for its beautiful cascaded lakes, caves and waterfalls. The forests in the park are home to bears, wolves and many rare bird species.

Plitvice Lakes National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Fort San Felipe del Morro | Puerto Rico



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The fort is part of the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. Construction started in 1540 and is part of a massive fortification sytem developed on the island of Puerto Rico to help Spain control access and commerce into the Carribean until the Spanish American War in 1898.

La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Flags of the World | Serbia



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The Serbian flag is composed of traditional Pan-Slavic tricolor of red, blue, and white stripe. The flag is one of the newest ones since Serbia was not established as an independent state until 2006, when Montenegro decided to split up in a referendum.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Durmitor National Park | Montenegro


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Durmitor National Park is the largest of five national parks in Montenegro. Durmitor is a limestone massif located in northwestern Montenegro. It is part of the Dinaric Alps.

Durmitor National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Mombassa old Town | Kenya



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Mombasa is a coastal city of Kenya along the Indian Ocean. It is the country's oldest (circa 900 AD) and second-largest city after the capital Nairobi, with an estimated population of about 1.5 million.

Mombasa Old Town is on the tentative list of Unesco World Heritage sites.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Flags of the World | Madeira


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The Madeira Islands are an autonomous region of Portugal, and their flag's main feature is a centered Cross of the Order of Christ, outlined in red.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Coniston Water | United Kingdom



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Coniston Water in the English county of Cumbria is the third-largest lake in the Lake District by volume (after Windermere and Ullswater), and the fifth-largest by area.

The English Lake District is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Green Backed Heron | Trinidad and Tobago


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The green heron s a small heron of North and Central America. The Green Backed Heron is a common resident of both Trinidad and Tobago.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Historic City of Yazd | Iran



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The City of Yazd is located in the deserts of the Iranian plateau, 270 km southeast of Isfahan.

Historic City of Yazd is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It bears living testimony to the use of limited resources for survival in the desert. Water is supplied to the city through a qanat system developed to draw underground water. The earthen architecture of Yazd has escaped the modernization that destroyed many traditional earthen towns.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The Danube Delta | Romania


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The Danube Delta is the second largest river delta in Europe, after the Volga Delta. The greater part of the Danube Delta is located in Romania, while its northern part is situated in Ukraine.

The waters of the Danube, which flow into the Black Sea, form the largest and best preserved of Europe's deltas. The Danube delta hosts over 300 species of birds as well as 45 freshwater fish species in its numerous lakes and marshes.

Danube Delta is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Aletschgletscher | Switzerland



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With 23 km the Aletsch Glacier is the largest in the Alps. The Aletsch Glacier is – like most glaciers on this world – a retreating glacier. Since 1980 it lost 1.3 kilometres of its length and lost also more than 300 metres (980 ft) of its thickness since 1870.

Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you see a postcard showing the Jungfrau part of this site.

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