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10 Famous Balancing Rocks Around the World Amusing Planet

10 Famous Balancing Rocks Around the World Amusing Planet

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Balanced Rock, Colorado

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10 Famous Balancing Rocks Around the World | Amusing Planet

Devils Marbles, Australia

Mushroom Rock, Kansas

Balancing Rock, Digby, Nova Scotia

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Krishna's Butter Ball – A Balancing Rock at Mahabalipuram | Amusing Planet

Balanced rock in Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona, is a unit of the National Park Service located in the Chiricahua Mountains. It is famous for its ...

Although strange balancing rocks are found all over Zimbabwe, this particular one became famous after being featured in Zimbabwean currency.

PRECARIOUSLY BALANCED ROCKS // NEAR SAN ANDREAS FAULT, NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA

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Krishna's Butter Ball – A Balancing Rock at Mahabalipuram | Amusing Planet

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Idaho's World Famous Balanced Rock Photo by Gerry Slabaugh. 48 feet tall balanced on a stone 19 inches x 39 inches

Undisturbed: Not even the crashing surf appears able to move the rocks from their positions

Nanya Rock Formation, Taiwan

MANMADE BALANCING STONES // AROUND THE WORLD

If Saturn was on Earth, here it is. In the driest, most uninhabitable part of the world, the stars look like sheet of silver and the sand is layered in ...

KUMMAKIVI BALANCING ROCK // FINLAND

Cueva de los Cristales holds the world's biggest crystals (Credit: Javier Trueba/MSF

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#10. Ashima in Shilin Yunnan, People's Republic of China

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BALANCING ROCK // HOLLISTON, MASSACHUSETTS

BALANCING ROCKS // SEVERAL PLACES AROUND ZIMBABWE

Michael Grab's 'Gravity Glue' work. Impressive collection at: http://

Like every child, I wanted to touch the moon, wear stars on my face and blow bubbles into supernovas. Growing up on a diet of David Cronenberg and Star Wars ...

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North Window : Amazing Natural Arches in the World

Fluorite can appear to be almost any colour (Credit: Dirk Wiersma/SPL)

Rainbow Bridge : Amazing Natural Arches in the World

Some more natural examples.

Beside quinoa fields and hummingbirds and orchids, in one of Peru's sacred Incan valleys there's a stunning white natural stairway of evaporated salt ponds.

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Below are ten facts about the Earth — the second in my series of Ten Things You Don't Know (the first was on the Milky Way). Some things I already knew (and ...

I have seen heaps of stones in some places, f.ex. on the Kaldidalur route and Kjölur route. This pile of rock in my photo above is located on the highest ...

Nanya Rock Formations, Taiwan

Hvítserkur, Iceland : Amazing Natural Arches in the World

NASA is on a tear hunting "exoplanets" -- planets orbiting stars outside our solar system -- with the satellites Spitzer, ...

Svartifoss waterfall is located in Skaftafell National Park in south-east Iceland

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Old Harry Rocks, England

Isolated from the rest of the world, not a great deal is known about the island or the house that occupies it. Photos by Amusing Planet

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10. Araucaria mirabilis – Argentina – 160 Million Years Ago (MYA)

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These are either called "hoodoos" or the "Goblin Rocks," depending on who you want to ask.

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In a small town in the state of Tamil Nadu this 5 meter wide, 250-ton round monolith has been precariously balanced on another rock for over a thousand ...

Perce Rock, Canada : Amazing Natural Arches in the World

Asteroid Earth Drawing

Main attractions in southeast Iceland include:

Georgia Guidestones

Ear of the Wind Arch : Amazing Natural Arches in the World

Delicate Arch : Amazing Natural Arches in the World

Scientist Steve Simpson uses a multi-directional hydrophone to record the sounds of the coral

Balancing Rock, Canada

Isolated from the rest of the world, not a great deal is known about the island or the house that occupies it. Photos by Amusing Planet

It's a pretty common example of erosion, actually. There are rocks like that (with narrow supports) around the world.

Famous inspirational climbing quotes about mountaineering, rock climbing, mountains and also funny quotes :

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Uluru is one of the most amazing natural wonders in the world: a colossal monolith of red sandstone bulging from a pancake-flat desert. The walk around the ...

#1 of Impact Craters On Earth

Rio Tinto is among the most acidic bodies of water around, with a pH balance of 2, at best. This means the Rio Tinto is as strong as stomach acid and is ...

Golden Circle

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Batu Payung or the umbrella stone, it is impossible to ignore its existence but that is what makes it beguiling. The façade of this stone changes at ...

The habitable zone around Earth (top center) is

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The old Tradition of creating Stone Cairns in Iceland - please don't stack any more new ...

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats

Arco Naturale, Capri : Amazing Natural Arches in the World

Nuclear war, asteroid impact and particle accelerator accidents are all a threat, but artificial. +10

You can use math to calculate this; how much energy it takes to remove a rock and simultaneously account for the lowering of gravity.

Noma, one of the best restaurants in the world, and a location some chefs would travel any distance to visit. (Mikkel Heriba)

... the so-called Lanterns of the Dead from Amusing Planet and reminded us how we were first acquainted with the structure while on holiday on Île d'Oléron.

Waves and water chemistry lead to structural failure in exposed rocks. Earth's ...

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... the Faroe Islands, the village of Gasadalur and its breathtaking views holds a small population of 18. Its inaccessibility makes the site difficult to ...