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On Earth Day, These Photos Remind Us Just How Little We Know Of The Planet We Call Home

By Nick Wing

Happy Earth Day! Every year on April 22, the world celebrates this amazingly diverse planet we call home, focusing on ways to protect it from the often destructive practices of its human inhabitants. While many of these efforts focus on the conservation of Earth’s most fragile habitats, we frequently forget just how extreme and alien-like our own planet can be. The photos below showcase Earth’s unbelievably varying landscapes and remind us that we often live our lives confined only to a minuscule part of this amazing planet.

Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

This strange landscape was formed around 50 to 60 million years. …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green