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August 2022 Photo Gallery


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There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover all North and

South America  in one foot of liquid. 
 
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There's a town in  Washington  with treetop bridges made

specifically to help squirrels cross the street 
 
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In 1872,  Russia  sold  Alaska  to the Unites States for

about 2 cents per acre.. 
 
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It would take you more than 400 years to spend a night in all

of  Las Vegas  's hotel rooms. 
 

Western Michigan  is home to a giant lavender labyrinth so big

you can see it on Google Earth.  
 
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There’s an island full of wild monkeys off the coast of  South Carolina  called  Morgan   Island  , and it's not open to humans. 
 
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There's enough concrete in the Hoover Dam to build a two-lane

highway from San Francisco to New York City . 
 
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Arizona  and  Hawaii  are now the only states that don't observe

daylight savings time. 
 
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Boston  has the worst drivers out of the nation's 200 largest cities.

Kansas City  has the best drivers. 
 
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Kansas  produces enough wheat each year to feed everyone

in the world for about two weeks. 
 
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Oregon 's Crater Lake is deep enough to cover six Statues of Liberty

stacked on top of each other 
 
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The Empire State building has its own zip code. 
 
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The Los Angeles Coroner’s Office has its own quirky gift shop

called Skeletons in the Closet. 
 
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The Library of Congress contains approximately 838 miles of

bookshelves long enough to stretch from  Houston  to  Chicago  . 
 
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Massachusetts has 46 letters and is the longest place name in

the  U.S.  (even though it's based on a joke). 
 
 
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The entire  Denver   International   Airport  is twice the size of  Manhattan . 
 
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In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the country to the

" United States of Earth." 
 
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A highway in  Lancaster  ,  California  plays the “William Tell Overture”

as you drive over it, thanks to some well-placed grooves in the road 
 
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The total length of  Idaho  's rivers could stretch across the

United States about 40 times.