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<div><span style="font-size:16px;">A Trip to the South Pole</span></div><div><br></div><div>Visit Antarctica, the most southern point of the globe, in Street View.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Astonishing Caves</span></div><div><br></div><div>Climb, crawl and sail through some of the most astonishing caves across the globe, from swirling blue caverns of the Patagonian Andes to Vietnam's underground cave system.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Magnificent Waterfalls</span></div><div><br></div><div>Explore some of the most impressive waterfalls from around the globe, from the plunging falls of the Venezuelan jungle to Icelandic cascades.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Grand Canyon National Park</span></div><div><br></div><div>Explore the top highlights of the iconic red-rock canyon, located in Arizona.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">The Arctic Live</span></div><div><br></div><div>Welcome to <b><a href="http://explore.org/livecams/">Explore.org's</a></b> Pearls of the Planet, the world's leading live nature cam network. Start your journey in polar bear country on the western shore of Hudson Bay in the Canadian Subarctic.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Florida: The Dive Capital of the World</span></div><div><br></div><div>A must-visit area for many divers is the underwater playground of the Florida Keys. Described as the dive capital of the world, these islands hold the world’s third-largest barrier reef, thousands of mangrove-fringed islands and extensive seagrass beds. The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary helps protect this 113-mile stretch of reef that’s home to more than 6,000 species of marine life.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Searching for Sea Dragons in Sydney</span></div><div><br></div><div>Sydney, Australia is surrounded by the best marine life of any major city on the planet, including one of the most elusive and bizarre creatures found in the ocean — the weedy seadragon. Join us as we explore the underwater life Sydney has to offer.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Samburu National Reserve</span></div><div><br></div><div>North of Mount Kenya on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River lies Samburu National Reserve. The elephants of this region have been studied by <a href="http://savetheelephants.org/">Save the Elephants</a> for more than 20 years. Get to know the landscape, people and wildlife of Samburu.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div>Hurricane Harvey from Above</div><div><br></div><div>Explore satellite imagery captured by DigitalGlobe on one of the first cloudless days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall Aug. 25, 2017, in Texas.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">The Day the Dinosaurs Died</span></div><div><br></div><div>Millions of years ago, dinosaurs great and small roamed the Earth. Then, they suddenly vanished. Their fate had been a long-standing scientific mystery. Explore the evidence from around the world that finally explained the disappearance of these giant reptiles.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div>Total Eclipse of the Sun</div><div><br></div><div>On August 21, 2017, the United States will experience total solar eclipse that will be at least partially visible in all 48 contiguous states for the first time since 1918.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Celebrating Harry Potter</span></div><div><br></div><div>Discover places featured in the magical world of Harry Potter, from the real Diagon Alley to the cozy Edinburgh cafe where these stories were first imagined.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">UNESCO World Heritage Sites</span></div><div><br></div><div>Visit 30 historic landmarks around the world using Street View.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Explorers: Age of Encounter</span></div><div><br></div><div>During the late-fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, knowledge of Earth’s geography grew in leaps and bounds. Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, and Amerigo Vespucci introduced the Americas into recorded history. Vasco da Gama was the first European to sail through the Indian Ocean to Asia, and Ferdinand Magellan and Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe. </div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Volatile Volcanoes</span></div><div><br></div><div>Soar around the world's most dramatic active peaks, including the Italian volcano that devastated ancient Roman cities, and Asia's tallest.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">The Amazon Basin</span></div><div><br></div><div>Take a journey through the Amazon Basin in Brazil with Street View.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Living With Elephants</span></div><div><br></div><div>Keeping elephants and people safe from each other using text messaging.</div><div><br></div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Wonders of the Ancient Modern World</span></div><div><br></div><div>Visit some of the most remarkable sites of human history using Google Street View.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Machu Picchu</span></div><div><br></div><div>Take a train ride through the Andes, or hike the Inca Trail, to explore Machu Picchu, the most historic site of the Inca Empire. Explore the temples, terraces and plazas of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the new seven Wonders of the World from wherever you are.</div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Early Global Connectors</span></div><div><br></div><div>During a period of only 150 years, the recorded travels of three remarkable explorers expanded human understanding of vast parts of the world. Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, and Zheng He heralded from different continents and undertook their decades-long journeys for different reasons. Yet, their personal fortitude, diplomatic skills, and keen curiosity connected cultures previously unknown to each other, paving the way for trade, innovation, and the exchange of ideas.</div><div><br></div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Exploring the Last Pristine Seas</span></div><div><br></div><div>Join Dr. Enric Sala on his mission to protect the last truly wild places in the ocean.</div><div><br></div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">The ‘Big Five’ Beasts of Africa</span></div><div><br></div><div>Enjoy select video highlights from Sir David Attenborough's 60-year career documenting the natural world. Want to explore even more memorable moments? Try the <b><a href="http://www.bbc.com/earth/storyoflife">Story of Life</a></b> app.</div><div><br></div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Revealing the Center of Life</span></div><div><br></div><div>Where is the center of life on Earth? Many scientists would argue it is a place called Raja Ampat in The Coral Triangle. Coral reefs in Raja Ampat have a higher diversity of coral and reef fish species than anywhere else in the world. All marine life thrives on the healthy, abundant coral reefs in Raja Ampat — a region that is beautiful both above and below the surface.</div><div><br></div> earth.google.com Google Earth
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Celebrating Harry Potter HyperDoc</span></div><div><br></div><div>Click <a href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSsrUn7X0WCL81SUHCow8Mmw2W_itwExaXLgEnZB_cQ3nWftXRG24sHJl78EyIs1gcaJ6ihCnlDJ5pa/pub">here</a> for a Harry Potter HyperDoc that includes the Celebrating Harry Potter interactive tour.</div><div><br></div>