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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES This area covers more than 3 million hectares. Wind, along with river and ocean currents, carried materials thousands of kilometers to form these desert…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES The ruins of this ancient city include obelisks, stone pillars, royal tombs and castles. The kingdom, at the crossroads of Africa, Arabia and the…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES The Carthaginians founded this site as a trading post, and it was permanently settled in the fourth century B.C. After the fall of Carthage,…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES This 19.5 hectare reserve is a palm forest that is mostly unchanged since prehistoric times. The area has the world’s largest number of coco…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES The national park that surrounds this formation includes Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. It is on the northern end of the Cape Fold Mountain range….

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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES This was the residence of emperors in the 16th and 17th centuries. The city is surrounded by a wall that is 900 meters long….

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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES The Portuguese built this structure from 1593 to 1596. It sits on the edge of a coral ridge. The structure marks Western civilization’s first…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute If erected as intended, this structure would have stood 137 feet tall and weighed 1,168 tons. Quarrymen are thought to have abandoned this project 3,500…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute According to legend, this site is the capital of a kingdom ruled by the Queen of Sheba. This important trading center was built between 1100…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES At 3,415 meters above sea level, this is the highest summit in the Sahara region. The summit has three volcanic craters, two of which overlap….

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