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How about sharing the names and pictures of amazing, wonderful or weird landscapes, sites, national parks, mountains, rivers, lakes, etc. all over the world, in alphabetic order?

Let me try with letter A, to start with:

Aogashima (volcanic Island), Japan

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aogashima

Has somebody an idea for B?

8 Answers

Marianne
Thank you, Gun - the picture of Devils Tower is breathtaking!
Anytime
Marianne
Lol, I'd love to see further pictures. I hope that you like it.
The "I" is waiting ...
Marianne
Hello, Gun - I hope that you will add further names with awful pictures.
I can label the graphics I use from here on, but I don't ever post "awful pictures".
amberleechoo

Black river

Marianne amberleechoo
Thank you, Amberleechoo, a beautiful picture!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_River_(Chehalis_River)
Rooster

Any of the Choiseul Islands !

Marianne Rooster
Thank you, Rooster - a very interesting choice (did you think of WW2 history?) :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choiseul_Island
Rooster Rooster
I still study WW2 history today ! Never made it to these islands but many others nearby many years ago.
Marianne Rooster
Interesting - lately, I had the occasion to look into a series of documentations about different phases of history and an insight into long hidden secrets, namely into medieval times, the Renaissance, etc., including WW I and WW II.
Didge

Echo Point in the Australian Blue Mountains. This was the setting for much of my novel.

Marianne Didge
Thank you, Didge, I was there - too bad that I could not find out how to share my own picture with you (still tinkering around); I had to import a similar on-line photo:



Anyway, it is certainly better than mine.
Didge Didge
Thanks for sharing. The Three Sisters in your pic are justg to the left of the walkway in mine.
Marianne Didge
Lol - I know, and I also heard about the legend, i.e., the alternative legend about Meenhi, Wimlah and Gunnedoo, the Bunyip and Tyawan, who became the lyre bird in the end:

http://www.bluemts.com.au/info/thingstodo/threesisters/
Didge Didge
When were you there?
Marianne Didge
13 years ago ...
Didge Didge
If you went by road you passed less than half a mile from my home. If you went by train, only 100 yards. Hope you enjoyed your visit.
Marianne Didge
We rode in a tourist bus from Sidney to the Three Sisters. So, we passed about half a mile from your home. And it was a wonderful tour.

By the way, you might know about a place on the way to the Blue Mountains:
On the way, we stopped in a small town or village with some old, rural cottages reminding much of historical villages in England, for a late, delicious breakfast at a small inn. Unfortunately, I can't remember the name of this place.
Didge Didge
Most likely place on the direct route is Glenbrook. I'm in the next village, Blaxland.
Marianne Didge
Good to know, thank you.

By the way, do you know how to share your own pictures here?
Marianne Didge
It might be Glenbrook; the scones at the inn there were excellent - lol!

How about "I"?
Didge Didge
Yep. You hit the picture icon on the header bar and when the dialogue box comes up, instead of loading a URL into the space provided click the "Upload" button at the top of the box, just under the line that says "Image Properties". From there you follow the prompts.
After you select your image you then click on "Send to server". You can alter the size if necessary.
Marianne Didge
Thank you, Didge, I'll try.
Marianne Didge
Didge Didge
Nice pic.
Sorry, I didn't mention that you can only post images with answers,not with comments. Or, at least, I don't think so.
Marianne Didge




Finally, after a lot of tinkering around for more than an hour, as much had changed (no uploading function found yet, and more adjustments are still to come) ...
Marianne Didge
Lol, actually, you can post pictures in answers and comments; with the on-line pictures, you can simply copy the link. But for personal photos, you cannot copy and paste any more; you need an on-line link too. As for personal messages, I did not try.
Didge Didge
Now I've learned something too.
If you have a cloud account like Dropbox, it has a public folder. On other sites that weren't as well set up as I'veSolved I used to copy pics to my public folder, right click on the file to get the public link, then post that. Works like a charm.
I haven't tried to do that with OneDrive or Google Drive but they should work as well and, of course, all three services are free, up to a point.
As an example, here's a photo of a public facility on the mountains, just a kilometre or so from where you had your scones.
Marianne Didge
Lol - it worked indeed over a public folder.

By the way, in personal messages, you will need to enter the link instead of the picture.
Marianne Didge
Hello, Didge - I hope that you will add further names and pictures.
Didge Didge
I wasn't planning to. Maybe on another thread.
Marianne

Fuji yama (or Mount Fuji), Honshu, Japan

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Bruno56

Grand Canyon

Marianne Bruno56
Thank you, Bruno - one of our planet's most amazing sights.
Marianne Bruno56
Hello, Bruno - I hope that you will add further names and pictures.
Marianne

Huang He River (China)

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In English the Yellow River ...

Marianne

Iguassu (or Iguazu) Falls

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