Archive for Abril, 2013

The Antarctic

| 30 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Antarctic

The Antarctic (South Pole), with its 14 million km2 continent remains the most enigmatic and little-known planet. The discovery of a huge freshwater lake, located under the thick ice of East Antarctica, has surprised scientists worldwide. Antarctica is four times larger than the United States, has the nearest continent is South America (Land of Fire) […]

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The Moai of Easter Island

| 29 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Moai of Easter Island

A moai (the Rapanui moai, “sculpture”) is a monolithic stone statue found only on Easter Island or Rapa Nui, part of the V Region of Valparaiso, Chile. The meaning of the moai is still uncertain, and there are several theories about these statues. The most common of these is that the statues were carved by […]

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Altamira Caves in Cantabria

| 28 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
Altamira Caves in Cantabria

Altamira Caves, discovered by Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola in 1879, is located on a hill near the town of Santillana del Mar (Cantabria, Spain), just two kilometers away (by the CA-134). Their discovery 120 years ago, sparked much controversy among archaeologists for the authenticity of the same, and they did not believe prehistoric men capable […]

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The Sistine Chapel in Vatican City

| 26 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Sistine Chapel in Vatican City

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous artistic treasures of the Vatican City, built between 1471 and 1484, in the time of Pope Sixtus IV, from which the name by which it is known, although initially called Palatine Chapel. It is known throughout the world as being the room that held the conclave […]

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The Pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico

| 25 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico

Teotihuacan in Nahuatl means “place where the gods live.” This archaeological site houses two of Mexico’s most imposing pyramids, the Pyramid of the Sun and the Moon. Both adorn the Avenue of the Dead. The religious importance of Teotihuacan lies in the cosmogony of the people. It was the birthplace of the Fifth Sun, which […]

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Antelope Canyon in Arizona

| 24 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
Antelope Canyon in Arizona

Antelope Canyon located in Page, Arizona (USA) is one of the most photographed geological gems known Earth. Water has created walls in some places are 40 feet high. The canyon is located on a Navajo Indian reservation. The geological formation has been piercing due to water currents passing through epigénesis process for thousands of years. […]

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The Eiffel Tower in Paris

| 23 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Eiffel Tower in Paris

The Eiffel Tower is an iron construction 300 meters high that was created for the Paris Exposition of 1889. Currently constitutes the most representative symbol of Paris and is the most visited monument in the world with more than 7 million visitors a year. Its design was created by Gustave Eiffel. The Eiffel Tower construction […]

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Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

| 22 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

The Serengeti National Park is located in East Africa, including the countries of Kenya and Tanzania. This large National Park is famous for the annual migration of wildebeest, which in many National Geographic documentaries you have probably seen on TV. In 1913, Stewart Edward White, an American hunter, wrote “we were walking miles and miles […]

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Cabarceno Natural Park in Spain

| 21 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
Cabarceno Natural Park in Spain

Cabarceno Natural Park in Spain is a spectacular fauna paradise that welcomes in semi hundreds of animals representing all of Earth zoological communities. In this reserve of endangered species can be seen, as in any other corner of Europe, the spectacle of distant wildlife: tigers, bears, lions, jaguars, elephants, rhinos, giraffes, buffaloes, live and breed […]

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The Roman Colosseum

| 20 Abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Roman Colosseum

The Roman Colosseum has been declared one of the Seven Wonders of the World in 2007 and has since become one of the most visited monuments in Europe and the world. It is the symbol of an entire empire, the sample of the immense power of a city over a vast empire that stretched to […]

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