Hi-Resolution Photo Albums from Around the World Part 25
The 25th edition of the hi-res photo series.
3 About 1.5 times the size of the UK, Patagonia straddles the border of Chile and Argentina. Argentina's dramatic Perito Moreno Glacier, pictured, is its 30-kilometer-long glacial centerpiece.
4 Britain's vote to leave the European Union may have created uncertainty at home, but favorable exchange rates have made it more affordable. And whatever happens, the London Eye continues to revolve, offering amazing views of the River Thames.
5 Mauritius, Africa.
6 China's Tianmen Shan cable car is one of the longest cable-car rides in the world, covering a distance of 7,455 meters (24,459 feet) and ascending to 1,279 meters (4,196 feet). The car runs from Zhangjiajie railway station up to the top of Tianmen Shan, which translates as Heaven's Gate Mountain.
9 Maui, Hawaii.
12 Mallorca, Spain.
14 Lake Baikal Ice, Siberia, Russia – With a maximum depth of about 5,250 feet (more than 1,600 meters), Lake Baikal in Siberia is the world's deepest lake. It also contains nearly 20% of the globe's unfrozen freshwater reserve. The lake produces a mesmerizing clear turquoise ice when it does freeze.
16 Boulders Beach, Cape Town, South Africa.
17 Maya Bay, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand.
20 Fly Geyser, Nevada – This colorful curiosity on private property in the Black Rock Desert in Washoe County, Nevada, is largely unknown because it's not open to the public. But the owners do offer occasional tours, and it's visible from the road. Evidently a man-made accident, this odd formation grew and evolved after a hole drilled in the earth began to spew geothermally heated water. The resulting buildup is this fantastic fountain.
30 The pier of Sellin, Germany on the island of Rügen. Sellin is a long-standing Baltic spa town.