Landforms

Natural points of interst.

Amazon Rainforest

Brazil
Amazon-Rainforest
The Amazon Rainforest covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America. This basin encompasses 7,000,000 square kilometres (2,700,000 sq mi), of which 5,500,000 square kilometres (2,100,000 sq mi) are covered by the rainforest. This region includes territtop

Amazon River

Brazil
Amazon-River
The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world with a length of about 6,650 kilometers (4,130 mi), although this is sometimes disputed. The Amazon Basin is the largest in the world.top

Great Barrier Reef

Queensland, Australia
Great-Barrier-Reef
Coral reefs are landforms created by colonies of tiny animals. Coral polyps secrete hard carbonate exoskeletons which support and protect their bodies. Reefs grow best in warm, shallow, clear, waters.top

Mount Fuji

Japan
Mount-Fuji
Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and is an active volcano that last erupted in 1707. Mount Fuji's exceptionally symmetrical cone, which is snow-capped several months a year, is a well-known symbol of Japan, and it is frequently depicted in art.top

Niagara Falls

Ontario, Canada
Niagara-Falls
Niagara Falls is made up of three waterfalls on the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The largest of the three waterfalls, Horseshoe Falls, is on the Canadian side of the border.top

Perito Moreno Glacier

Santa Cruz, Argentina
Perito-Moreno-Glacier
The Perito Moreno Glacier is a 250 km2 (97 sq mi) ice formation. It is 30 km (19 mi) in length. It has a total ice depth of 170 metres (558 ft).top

Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado, United States of America
Rocky-Mountain-National-Park
Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses approximately 265,770 acres of land in Colorado's northern Front Range. The park is split by the Continental Divide, which gives the eastern and western portions of the park a different character.top

Tassili n'Ajjer

Algeria
Tassili-n'Ajjer
The plateau is of great geological and aesthetic interest: the panorama of geological formations with "rock forests" of eroded sandstone resembles a strange lunar landscape.top

The Pinnacles

Western Australia, Australia
The-Pinnacles
Scientists debate how these limestone dunes were formed, but the area receives over 250,000 visitors a year. When the sun is low in the sky, the light brings out the colors and the extended shadows create a contrast that brings out their features.top


Popular Landmarks

Visit our sister site:
Visit Landmark: United States