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Horses for (anatomy) courses... Painted ponies are mane attraction for students

Bringing lessons to life: Miss Higgins with her horse Kiitos who has his skeleton painted on his body

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Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii

In 1600 the Greek city of Crete ~ was hit hard by a massive volcano. The volcano threw up ash covering cities and ruining crops. They may have been the end of the Minoan civilization.

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from 99TravelTips

101 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die! (Part III)

Iceland is probably the most exciting place I have ever visited. We have been twice, the second time with our three sons. Geologically it is seems like it is literally out of this world. I felt like I was on the moon. This is one of the the stunning geysers

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Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii

Steam: Lava flows from the volcanic island into the water Photo: Nick Selway and CJ Kale

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from NASA

A Tectonic Feast

Saturn's moon Enceladus in High Definition, approximate true color.

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The ice fountains of Enceladus Fountains of water ice blast thousands of kilometres above the surface of Saturn's tiny moon Enceladus. It is thought that the pull of Saturn's powerful gravity distorts the moon and heats the interior, forming an underground ocean. When this reservoir of water contacts the vacuum of space it vaporises and explodes above the moon. Any liquid water freezes instantly. Images of the ice fountains were first captured by the Cassini probe.

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from Foursquare

Strokkur

Strokkur , Iceland... a part of the Golden Circle... The most magical photograph I have seen of this spouting geothermal area, with the crystal clear waters revealing the amazing beauty just under the Earth's skin. Getting to see this natural wonder would be pretty miraculous, it's not often you get the opportunity to look inside our planet and see that it's beautiful inside and out!

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Geyser Opal from Spencer Idaho U.S.A Spenser Opal was deposited in volcanic rocks app 4 million years ago by geysers.The primary formation of the Spencer opal mines is a rhyolite and obsidian flow filled with gas pockets. The secondary deposit is a solution of silica and water, trapped within the rock and released by a series of geysers.

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Geysir - Iceland. Saw this during our Golden Circle tour. Amazing shot here. Nature is so pure and at its finest in Iceland.

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