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Picture of Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

A tourist bus near Polychome Pass on the only road inside Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Park officials on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, closed the park road at Mile 30 of the 92-mile road after a culvert washout and several mudslides in the area surrounding Polychome Pass and Eielson Visitor Center created unsafe conditions. Park officials say 300 tourists were inside the park, on the other side of the road closure

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Picture of 5th National "Canyoning festival" on Sundarijal waterfall

5th National "Canyoning festival" on Sundarijal waterfall

The 5th national "Canyoning festival-2019" was held at the waterfall of Syalmati River located at Sundarijal. With the objective of promoting Nepal Tourism year-2020, Nepal Canyoning Association in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board organized the program on Saturday. According to the president of the organizing party, Rajendra lama, 65 out of 100 participants participated in the festival.

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Picture of Tiger’s photographer

Tiger’s photographer

Deepak Rajbanshi, a local from Bardiya specializes in wild animal photography. He even is an unofficial ambassador of Bardiya national park. On the occasion of “Visit Bardiya 2076”, he plans to organize a solo exhibition in Kathmandu.

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Picture of Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors

This photo taken Wednesday, May 1, 2019, shows a cliff at the Fjadrárgljúfur canyon in southeastern Iceland. The canyon area has suffered environmental damages after intense traffic, prompted by the music video "I'll Show You" by Justin Bieber.

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Heavy clouds are seen over the San Gabriel Mountains at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., Thursday, March 7, 2019. Extensive testing of the dirt track is under way at eerily quiet Santa Anita, where the deaths of 21 thoroughbreds in two months has forced the indefinite cancellation of horse racing and thrown the workaday world of trainers, jockeys and horses into disarray.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Santa Anita imposing new safety, welfare rules for horses

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita will impose new rules to scrutinize horses training on its racetrack and add a director of equine welfare following the deaths of 21 horses since Dec. 26.

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Iditarod musher Mishi Konno runs his team along the trail during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)

Alaska musher leads in the early stage of the Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A longtime musher from southwestern Alaska is in the lead of the early stages of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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Picture of Detroit airport reopens after 14-hour icy weather shutdown

Detroit airport reopens after 14-hour icy weather shutdown

Planes are grounded at Detroit Metro Airport in Romulus, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, which was closed for hours. Detroit's main airport has reopened after icy weather prompted officials to shut down flights for about 14 hours amid freezing rain.

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Picture of Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

This 2016 photo provided by NASA shows the Getz Ice Shelf from 2016’s Operation Icebridge in Antarctica. According to a new study published Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s.

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Picture of Avalanches, accidents bring Europe’s winter death toll to 21

Avalanches, accidents bring Europe’s winter death toll to 21

People clear snow from inside the Hotel Saentis in Schwaegalp, Switzerland,, Switzerland, Friday Jan. 11, 2019, after an avalanche. Police said three people were slightly hurt when the avalanche hit the hotel at Schwaegalp on Thursday afternoon.

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Picture of Port: Largest shipping cranes to operate in US have arrived

Port: Largest shipping cranes to operate in US have arrived

Spectators crowd a pier as they watch a Chinese ship carrying giant cranes approach the entrance to Hampton Roads in Hampton, Va.

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