Tagged With "erosion"

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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 26, 2013: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

FlashFlyer ·
I haven't seen Avatar (yes, some of us haven't!) but the switchbacked road and the arch at the head of the stairs made me think of another movie: Shangri-la...
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 26, 2013: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

DrFumblefinger ·
What a beautiful and magical place! It is like something out of a storybook or film, isn't it? Thanks for sharing this destination with us.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 26, 2013: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

Theodore Behr ·
Avatar was one of my favorite movies! Now I've another reason to go to China (besides the awesome food!)
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 26, 2013: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

Travel Rob ·
Wow! I must go.My favorite Picture of the Day yet!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 26, 2013: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

Dr.Y ·
Glad you guys liked the pictures. Indeed, this place impressed us a great deal. Like Karl said it’s like something unreal. Stay tuned, in part II, I will show you what underneath those mountain pinnacles.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 26, 2013: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

Former Member ·
Like ! the picture of the hairpin turns. That is my kind of road. The picture of Heaven's Gate is very special. thank you
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day. April 22, 2014: Alberta's Badlands

Archie ·
Very cool place to visit! With it also being so close to Calgary it can be your main focus of a vacation or just a stop on the way.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day. April 22, 2014: Alberta's Badlands

DrFumblefinger ·
Hi Archie, Welcome to TravelGumbo! Maybe sometime you can share with us some of the beautiful scenery in Saskatchewan.
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Re: July 12, 2016: Brimham Rocks (Yorkshire Dales).

DrFumblefinger ·
That pile of rocks in the top left of the photos looks like it could go down at any minute. Fascinating erosion!
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 26, 2013: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

Dr.Y ·
Nested in the northern Hunan Province of mainland China is the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park .  The park is well known for its stunning eroded mountain pinnacles that are simply breathtaking! This park is part of the the Wulingyan Scenic...
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Arches National Park — One of America’s Finest

DrFumblefinger ·
The United States is blessed with some beautiful geography — perhaps more varied than any other land.  Utah especially has some extremely unusual geology and is home to 5 National Parks, surpassed in number by only Alaska and California....
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New life for Italy's 'ghost towns'

PHeymont ·
Italy has numbers of abandoned villages, emptied by earthquakes, landslides or economic losses, and some of them are now being brought back to life as resorts, artists' colonies and more.   A recent article on TheLocal.it gave some examples,...
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July 12, 2016: Brimham Rocks (Yorkshire Dales).

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Brimham Rocks - natural gritstone formations formed by erosion during the last ice age (Yorkshire Dales).
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day. April 22, 2014: Alberta's Badlands

Dr.Y ·
Driving 1.5 hours northeast from Calgary over the prairies, the landscape changes suddenly from rolling grassland and grain crops to dramatically eroded hilly layered sedimentary rock formations.  These are Alberta's Badlands, a rough...
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March 3, 2017: Los Hervideros, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Ian Cook ·
Beautiful eroded lava cliffs and caves are the subject of this Pic of the Day.
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Re: Arches National Park — One of America’s Finest

Travel Luver ·
I need to get to this Park. It is simply amazing! Besides Arches, what else can one do around the Moab area?
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Re: Arches National Park — One of America’s Finest

DrFumblefinger ·
There's a ton of stuff to do around Moab, Travel Luver. There's also scenic Canyonlands National Park nearby, well worth exploring. Off-road biking (bicycle, not motorcycle) is extremely popular. Hiking in the cooler seasons. Whitewater rafting is excellent in the summer. And you're less than a day's drive from your next Utah destination, such as Bryce, Zion, or Monument Valley. One of my favorite spots in the US!
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