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The Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

The Grand Canyon may not be the deepest canyon in the world, but its immense size makes it the most spectacular.

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Cappadocia, Nev sehir Province, Turkey

Cappadocia is a region in Turkey best known for its amazing rock formations, commonly referred to as ‘fairy chimneys’. The landscape at Cappadocia is quite stunning – almost otherworldly and lunar-like in appearance.

Cappadocia, Nev sehir Province, Turkey

flickr image by Moyan_Brenn

Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Northern Ireland ‘s only UNESCO World Heritage Site and most popular tourist attraction is the incredible Giant’s Causeway – proof that nature works in mysterious ways!

Giant's Causeway

flickr image by Sean MacEntee

Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Parks, California, USA

Technically two national parks but managed as one, Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Parks are home to the largest living trees on earth and are breathtaking examples of how nature can defy the odds.

Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks

flickr image by GOC53

Mount Everest and the Himalayas on the Nepal Tibet Border

Mount Everest is the jewel of the Himalayas, situated on the border between Nepal and Tibet , this is certainly one of the greatest natural attractions in the world and can boast to being the highest mountain on earth. Read more about Mount Everest.

Mount Everest

flickr image by nordique

The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland , Australia

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral formation in the world, so large in fact that it can be seen from outer space, covering a vast area of about 133,000 square miles (344,400 square kilometres). The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most inspiring and ecologically important areas in the world.

The Great Barrier Reef

flickr image by Bob Linsdell

Niagara Falls

When considering the world’s most spectacular waterfalls, Niagara Falls doesn’t actually usually feature as the best – the battle is typically waged between the largest waterfall in the world: Victoria Falls, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, and the absolutely stunning Iguazu Falls on the border between Argentina and Brazil.

Niagra Falls

flickri image by dzhingarov

Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia

The most recognisable and one of the most famous Australian icons in the world, Uluru/Ayers Rock has long been appreciated for its vast size, its beauty and its cultural importance.

Uluru

Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico, USA

For many decades the ‘Big Room’ within Carlsbad Caverns was considered to be the largest cave chamber in the world, though whilst the Big Room and the many other cave rooms in Carlsbad Caverns are still highly impressive, it’s now known that it is not the largest.

Carlsbad Caverns

flickr image by goatlockerguns

Geirangerfjord, Norwegian Fjords, Western Norway

There are many fjords around the world, but those of Norway are considered to be the best and most beautiful in the world; and after all, ‘fjord’ is a Norwegian word!

Geirangerfjord

flickr image by Tran Quility

Date posted: 2nd February, 2016

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