Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska. 7,523,897.74 acres. This northernmost park protects part of the Brooks Range and has no park facilities. The land is home to Alaska natives who have relied on the land and caribou for 11,000 years.
Shark Bay, on the western tip of Australia, showcases natural beauty, diverse sea life and wide-ranging geography. It has the largest seagrass bed in the world, dozens of endemic animal species, five endangered mammal species and more than a third of Australia’s bird species.
A distinguishing Shark Bay feature: the stromatolites, rock-like structures formed by blue-green algae colonies. Stromatolites are among the Earth’s oldest life forms, originating on the planet 3.5 billion years ago…
A gingerbread-trimmed red-brick Victorian in the heart of the Windy City, Chicago, Illinois...built in 1883 and lovingly renovated in 2010 (in the 1950s, a high-rise was built on one side of the house). Found on Elegant Chicago Holiday Home | Traditional Home
Situated on the watershed of the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea, this immense forest range, consisting of evergreens and broad-leaved trees, is home to some remarkable animal life, including rare mammals such as the wolf, the lynx and the otter, as well as some 300 European Bison, a species which has been reintroduced into the park.