See The Wonder Of The World With These 10 Incredible Geological Formations

10. WAVE ROCK, AUSTRALIA

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A 46ft-High, 360ft-Long wave formed by erosion is on the North side of “Hyden Rock.” The different colors are a result of the rock’s minerals. 

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9. THE STONE FOREST, CHINA

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A 270-Million-year-old formation caused by the erosion of limestone. The site is categorized as a AAAAA-class tourist site. (below: main entrance)

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8. EYE OF THE SAHARA, MAURITANIA

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A deeply eroded landmark, 40KM in diameter, the ‘Richat Structure’ can be seen from space.

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7. CHOCOLATE HILLS, PHILLIPINES

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At least 1,260 different hills in the Bohol Province, the grass covering the limestone hills turns brown in the dry season.

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6. QUEEN”S HEAD, TAIWAN

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A natural sculpture caused by waves & wind. The circumference of the ‘neck’ decreases 2cm annually & might break in 5 years.

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5. DEVIL’S TOWER, USA

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A U.S. National Monument that rises 1,267 feet above the surrounding terrain and the summit is 5,114 feet above sea level. In 1941 a parachutist was stranded on the rock for 6 days.

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4.THE FAIRY CHIMNEYS, TURKEY

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Spires of soft stone that have ‘roofs’ made from hard volcanic ash. Many have storerooms & homes carved inside them

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3. THE WAVE, USA

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Made from 190-million-year-old sand dunes (categorized as ‘Jurassic’) that have turned to stone. Number of visitors limited to 20 people per day.

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2. PAMUKKALE, TURKEY

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Home to blinding white petrified waterfalls. The underground volcanic activity is the heater for the hot springs.

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1. DANXIA LANDFORM, CHINA

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The ‘Rainbow Mountains’ are a result of many different colored layers of minerals & sandstone.

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