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Top 10 longest natural arches

nature & geography

The state of Utah has a lot to offer when it comes to the most impressive rock formations on earth. They can be seen in Utah’s National Parks, such as Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, the north rim of the Grand Canyon and Arches National Parks. Arches National Park is home to some of the world’s longest natural arches.

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Top 10 most dense wood

nature & geography

The use of wood changed the course of our history.  Wood enabled us to construct the Wonders of the World.  Wood changed our military history. Fine wine ages on wood.  And don’t we just love a nice hardwood floor? This top 10 list is about wood.  About the density of wood (per cubic metre) and its use:

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Top 10 largest earthquakes since 1900

nature & geography

Living on the edge of a tectonic plate can be quite dangerous. Especially in a subduction zone where a plate is forced under (subducts) another one. This can lead to a megathrust earthquake. In terms of magnitude these are the killer quakes, with a magnitude higher than 8.5.  Here’s our list of largest earthquakes since 1900. In magnitude (M), not in death toll:

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