View of the Dragon Dune in the foreground and the city of Iquique in the background, Tarapacá Region, northern Chile. The dune is about 20 000 years old and was originated by coastal winds when the sea level was 100 metres (110 yd) further inside. The dune looks menacing, especially from the bottom, but is stable. It became a Natural Sanctuary in 2005 but before that it was partially removed in the West wing to allow the growth of the city of Iquique. The dune is 6.4 kilometres (4.0 mi) long, between 150–550 metres (160–600 yd) wide and 320 metres (350 yd) high. Iquique has aprox. 185 000 inhabitants and is a prosperous and fast-growing city thanks to the free trade activities.. Learn more.
Selfoss is a waterfall on the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum in the north of Iceland. The river drops over a number of waterfalls over about 30 km before flowing into Öxarfjörður, a bay of the Arctic Sea.. Learn more.
The church of Santa María de África is a Roman Catholic church located in the city of Ceuta, a Spanish exclave on the north coast of Africa. The temple is dedicated to Santa María de África, the patron saint of the city. In 1421 Henry the Navigator sent to Ceuta an image of Our Lady of Africa that guided to the first temple built to honour her in the current location, but no remains have been found from the medieval age. The church is of Baroque style and the first evidence of its existence dates from 1676. The church undergoed a renovation during the first half of the 18th century resulting in its current appearance.. Learn more.