statue of liberty

Statue of Liberty 

Country: United States | Type: Cultural | Theme: Secular Structure Introduction to the Statue of Liberty An iconic American landmark, the Statue of Liberty stands at the entrance to the New York Harbor and, for decades, has been a sign of welcome to immigrants entering the United States. It is known world-wide as a symbol of freedom and liberty. This impressive structure is comprised …

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taos pueblo

Taos Pueblo

Country: United States | Type: Cultural | Theme: Archaeological, Pre-Columbian Introduction to Taos Pueblo Pueblo de Taos is located in a small valley near the Rio Grande.  This area consists of an adobe settlement that includes many dwellings and ceremonial structures from the Pueblo Indians.  It is highly representative of the culture of these people.  The two structures at Pueblo de Taos, Hlauuma …

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yellowstone national park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park Country: United States | Type: Natural | Theme: Natural Landscape, Plant Life, Wildlife  Introduction to Yellowstone National Park Located in western North America, Yellowstone National Park has an impressive array of natural features, including lava formations, waterfalls, and hot springs.  It is home to the world’s largest concentration of geysers, containing more than 300—this is about two thirds of all the …

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Dinosaur Provincial Park

Country: Canada | Type: Natural | Theme: Geology, Paleontology  Introduction to Dinosaur Provincial Park Dinosaur Provincial Park, located in Alberta, contains some of the most important fossil discoveries from the Age of Dinosaurs. Fossils discovered here include some 35 species, some of which date back as far as 75 million years. More than 150 complete skeletons from this area now are harbored in …

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