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The Coolest Natural Structures on Earth

By Abbey Clarke Sep 12, 2013

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The Heathen Maiden, Julian Alps, Slovenia

Another rock formation resembling a human face, the Heathen maiden is, according to legend, a nymph who was turned to stone.

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Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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