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Turret Arch, Arches National Park, Utah, USA

I think that it is very rare when a name of the national park actually describes what you are going to see in that location. This park is one of those literally named places: here, you will see … arches, and lots of them – there are more than 2000 registered natural sandstone arches. Just think about it – not one, not ten, not even hundred – more than two thousands!

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Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

This place is probably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, it is so famous and legendary that you have probably seen it already many times on postcards, calendars, posters and etc.

Mesa Arch spans about 25 meters and stands at the edge of the plateau, 1862m above the sea level in the Islands in the Sky region of the Canyonlands National Park.

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Due to the volcanic history of the Gawler Ranages some 1500 million years ago, the Gawler Ranges National Park exhibits one of the largest in the world exposures of the volcanic rhyolite  also known as organic pipes.

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