Over 420 national parks dot the United States and show off the incredible natural beauty of the American landscape. And while parks like Arizona's Grand Canyon get a lot of the glory, it's another park in that state that is one of the most unique. The Petrified Forest National Park is a natural wonder containing one of the world's largest collections of petrified wood.
There are around 130 volcanoes in Iceland.
Iceland is living up to its nickname of “the land of ice and fire” after its first volcanic eruption in...
Every spring, the Yoshino cherry trees lining the National Mall and Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. draw thousands of visitors a day during their peak bloom. The beautiful pink blossoms have become a symbol of springtime in the nation's capital. Locals and tourists alike flock to enjoy the fragrant trees which frame many of the famous monuments such as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
The incredible film Fantastic Fungi reveals the hidden world of mushrooms and mycelium that lie on and beneath the forest floor.
Bonsai trees have a strong association with Japan.
Lake Baikal in Siberia produces an incredible phenomenon when the weather turns bitterly cold. As the world's deepest and most voluminous freshwater lake, it has a geography that produces the gravity-defying sight of rocks teetering on “legs” of ice. The wonder is known as Baikal Zen, in reference to the stacking of stones found in Japanese gardens. The pedestals created for these stones aren't fashioned right away.
Gems and geodes have ways of surprising us.
Ice and desert are two words that go together like oil and water.
Aerial photography captures the world as most people never get to experience it. From the bird's-eye view of a drone, new colors and patterns emerge in familiar landscapes. For New South Wales-based Australian photographer Derry Moroney, experimenting with aerial images has produced a shot depicting an almost mystical “tree of life.
Nature is full of spectacularly beautiful sights, and some naturally occurring phenomena are so awe-inspiring that it’s hard to believe...
The dazzling beauty of amethyst geodes is undeniable.