50 Natural Wonders To Blow Your Mind

by Lonely Planet & Kalya Ryan
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Publisher: Lonely Planet Global Limited

Series: Lonely Planet

Publication Date: May 04, 2017

ISBN: 9781787010390

Binding: Kobo eBook

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From the people who've been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years,Lonely Planet's 50 Natural Wonders To Blow Your Mind will take you on a tour of the world's most mind-boggling wild and wonderful places, and help you discover just how extraordinary our planet really is.

For all of our obsessions with man-made wonders, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature. Vast underground cave systems, wild desert landscapes, breathtaking waterfalls, staggering geology and spectacular vestiges of our prehistoric past all remind us of our small place in Earth's story.

Even with our ever-expanding knowledge of the way the world has come to be, some landscapes still leave us utterly perplexed. This is the mystery and the majesty of the natural world. In this book we've attempted to capture just a fraction of what our planet has to offer, and we hope it inspires you to get out and find your own slice of pleasure in the great outdoors.

Contents:

Beach idyll
Beach of the Cathedrals // Spain
Hidden Beach, Marieta Islands // Mexico
Moeraki Boulders, South Island // New Zealand
Palawan Island // The Philippines
Santorini, Cyclades Islands // Greece
Vaadhoo Island // Maldives

Deep down
Cave of Crystals // Mexico
Darvaza Crater // Turkmenistan
Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming // USA
Great Barrier Reef, Queensland // Australia
Great Blue Hole // Belize
Hang Son Doong // Vietnam
Jeita Grotto, Keserwan // Lebanon
Lake Baikal, Siberia // Russia
Manjanggul Lava Tube // South Korea
Marble Caves // Chile and Argentina
Mendenhall Ice Caves, Alaska // USA
The Mariana Trench // Western Pacific Ocean

Mountainous wonders
Huangguoshu Waterfall // China
Lauterbrunnen Valley // Switzerland