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Llaima Volcano - one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Chile

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Llaima Volcano is one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Chile. It is situated 82 km northeast of Temuco and 663 km southeast of Santiago, within the borders of Conguillío National Park. Llaima’s activity has been documented since the 17th century, and consists of several separate episodes of moderate explosive eruptions with occasional lava flows.


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The West Midland Safari and Leisure Park (WMSP) in Worcestershire in England

Monday, May 26th, 2008

The West Midland Safari and Leisure Park (WMSP) is a safari park located on the A456 between Kidderminster and Bewdley in Worcestershire, England, opened in 1973.



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The Great Blue Hole, Belize

Monday, November 19th, 2007

The Great Blue Hole is a large underwater sinkhole off of the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 60 miles from the mainland and Belize City. The hole is almost perfectly circular, over 1,000 feet across and 400 feet deep. It was formed as a limestone cave system during the last ice age when sea levels were much lower. As the ocean began to rise again the caves flooded, and the roof collapsed.



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