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  1. abababababab

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    This is the Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn in the center of the Kakadu national Park in Northern Territory, Australia.

    This hotel owes its shape to the fact that Kakadu National Park is the largest in Australia and has more than 10,000 crocodiles.

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    This is correct. :)

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    Which is the building in this picture? Where is it located? What are the names of the three domes you see?

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    This is the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U. S. A.
    There is a Show Dome, a Tropical Dome and an Arid Dome.

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    Thats correct. The domes of the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory were the world's first conoidal domes. They cover 45,000 sq. feet and were constructed over a period of 8 years from 1959 to 1967.

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    What's the name of this building and where is it located?
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    This is the Borobudur, a Mahayana Buddhist temple built in the 9th Century. It is located in Magelang, Central Java, Asia.

    It is decorated with 2672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. It is the largest Buddhist temple in the world.

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    This is completely right.

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    What is the geological structure shown, its composition, where is it and how many similar structures are there in this area.

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    This is Delicate Arch, one of over 2000 natural sandstone arches in Arches National Park, Utah, USA. The park is located on the Colorado River 6 km north of Moab.

    Here's another arch from this area: Double O Arch
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    Right. Challenge is open.

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    What is this structure called and where is it located?image.jpg
     
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    This structure is a communications and observations tower. It's called Tokyo Tower and is located in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo/Japan.

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    Correct, Johanna. I visited the tower in 2007, on my trip to Japan. It was the tallest free standing tower in the world when it was built.

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    What's the name of this mountain, which world heritage site does it belong to, and where is it located?
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