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6 Amazing Facts About China Which Are Unknown To Many

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As can be understood from the title the article discusses some of the extraordinary facts about China which may not be known to most of the people. 1. China’s execution rate is highest. People generally think of China as a peaceful nation; however Amnesty International research has revealed that China carries out almost three times as many executions as the …

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The Oasis of Crescent Lake In Dunhuang, China

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China has been blessed with many natural beauties. The Crescent Lake is also one of them. The lake is also called Yueyaquan in Chinese. This amazing lake is located 6 km south of the city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province, China and possesses a crescent shape. It is said that water of this crescent lake is so pure and clear …

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World’s Largest Lava Lake – Mount Nyiragongo, Congo

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Lava lakes are actually large volumes of molten lava which are usually basaltic. The lava lakes can be either wholly or partly molten or solidified which are sometimes referred to as the frozen lava lakes. Such lava lake is also located in Congo by the name of Nyiragongo which is located inside Virunga National Park which is about 20 kilometers …

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Rainbow Mountains In Zhangye Danxia Landform, China

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The Zhangye Danxia Landform in China, aka rainbow mountains, commonly refers to several landscapes which are found in the southeast and west of China which consist of a red bed which is characterized by steep cliffs. This type of landform is quite a unique type and is referred to as petrographic geomorphology in geological terms. Zhangye Danxia landform is actually …

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The Legend of Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset – England

Glastonbury is a small town in Somerset located in the south of England. It is famous for many legends and myths throughout the history. The name of Glastonbury Abbey holds immense importance in the line of early legends of Britain. Over time, the abbey has become the nucleus of Britain’s legends largely because of its pivotal role in the development …

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Bora Bora Island, A Major International Tourist Destination

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Bora Bora is an island which is included in the Leeward group of French Polynesia, which is located in France in the Pacific Ocean. It is located over 230 kilometers northwest of Papeete. In ancient times the island was called “Pora pora mai te pora”, meaning “created by the gods” in the local Tahitian dialect. The amazing thing about the …

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The Stunning Shanghai Museum of Glass, China.

Shanghai, China has opened up a new tourist attraction which is gaining worldwide popularity. The tourist attraction is a two storey Museum of Glass thus, given the name Shanghai Museum of Glass with the primary purpose to tell people, the history of craft and construction of glass and cherish the history of glass. Shanghai Museum of Glass has all types …

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The Stone Forest of Meteora – Greece

In central Greece, at the end of Thessaly, gigantic rocks rise to form a spectacular  stone forest. They are called Meteora where ‘meteor’ means hanging in the sky and ‘ora’ means mountain. The formation of the cones and rocks has always fascinated geologists and historians all over the world. Geologists believe that the spires of stones are over sixty million …

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Swat Valley, Pakistan – A Paradise on Earth.

Lush green Swat Valley lies between 34°-40′ to 35° N latitude and 72′ to 74°-6′ E longitude. It is a part of Provincially Administered Tribal Area (PATA) of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province of Pakistan (formerly known as North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan) and its specialty is that here 3 parts of Asian continents meet. These include Central Asia, South Asia and …

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Leaf House by Mareines and Patalano – Angra dos Reis, Brazil

The Leaf House, a marvelous piece of architecture designed by Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura (Architecture Company in Brazil) and is located in Angra dos Reis, close to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The design is quite unique as its inspiration is Indo-Brazilian in nature and this structure is built to neutralize the hot and humid weather of the area it is …

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