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Extraordinary world phenomenons

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From a vivid lightning bolt illuminating the Grand Canyon to a rock formation that looks just like an elephant - these are the extraordinary phenomenons of the natural world. These outlandish landscapes might look like something from another planet but they are in fact completely natural eccentricities.

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