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Bahá’í Temple, North America
This is one of seven Bahá’í Temples in the world. Located near Chicago, it has nine sides and nine gardens, and features symbols of many faiths.
Galaxy of Andromeda
About 2.5 million light-years away, this galaxy is the Milky Way's largest neighbor and one of 10 that can be seen from Earth with the naked eye.
Created by the Colorado River, this gorge in Arizona is 277 miles (446 km) long. It has five ecosystems, from mountain to desert, and prehistoric American Indian ruins.
About 4,500 years ago, Egyptians built these royal tombs. The largest has sides about 775 feet (230 m) long. Some stones weight 15 tons (13.6 metric tons)!
Great Wall of China
It took many centuries to complete the Great Wall of China, a barrier built to keep out invaders. It stretches about 5,500 miles (8,852 km) long.
The northern lights, or aurora borealis, in Landmannarlaugar, Iceland. They appear most often in polar areas and form when charged particles from the sun collide with gas atoms in the air.
Paris, the world’s most visited city, is known as the City of Light. It’s home to numerous architectural wonders, including the Eiffel Tower.
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciers, like this one in the Patagonia region of Argentina, store about 70% of Earth’s fresh water. Many are melting due to climate change.
Earth is the only planet in the universe known to support life, due to large amounts of water. It’s about 93 million miles (149.6 million km) from the sun.
Shrine of the Báb and Gardens
The Shrine of the Báb in the garden terraces in Haifa, Israel is among the most sacred sites in the Bahá’í Faith. The Báb (1819–1850) is honored as a Messenger of God.
San Rafael Falls
With a drop of 480 feet (146 m), this waterfall is the largest in Ecuador. The country is also home to about 1600 bird species.
Sydney Opera House
Built on a harbor, the iconic roof of this performing arts center resembles sails in the wind. New engineering techniques were used to build it.