Parks Canada is trying to figure out how a face, estimated to be about 7 feet tall, appeared on a cliff in a remote region of Canada. It was discovered a few weeks ago by Hank Gus of the Tseshaht First Nation. He’d been searching for it for two years.
Redwood National and State Parks: The coast redwood, the world’s tallest tree and one of its most massive, is protected in these four parks, which comprise 112,613 acres along the Pacific Ocean in northwestern California. One of the world’s tallest trees, 378.1 feet, is found here in the virgin forests of ancient redwoods, along with ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce.
"Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. We are more than the sum of our knowledge, we are the products of our imagination. -Ancient Proverb & Although we are in different boats you in your boat and we in our canoe we share the same river of life. -Chief Oren Lyons, Onandaga Nation"
Ahu Vinapu- one of 9 locations on earth with extraordinary stonemasonry consisting of large, carefully fitted slabs of basalt. Heyerdahl believed that the accurately fitted stonework showed contact with Peru, but both Vinapu I and Vinapu II were constructed earlier than 1440 and similar work only shows up in Peru after 1440. The stone wall faces towards sunrise at Winter Solstice. Vinapu is part of the Rapa Nui National Park, which UNESCO has declared a World Heritage Site
Anasazi Ruins, Mesa Verde National Park, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Dark Canyon Wilderness between Colorado, Arizona, and Utah (these ruins are consider sacred places, once home to the Anzsazi Pueblo People, ancient Native Americans, who were believed to have lived there as long ago as 12 century BC)
"Star being" from Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, Rinconada section. Petroglyph National Monument protects a variety of resources including five volcanic cones, hundreds of archeological sites and an estimated 24,000 images carved by Ancestral Pueblo peoples and early Spanish settlers. Many of the images are recognizable as animals, people, brands and crosses; others are more complex.