There are many places on earth that are just captivating because of their amazing beauty.
Many of these places you will not have the opportunity to see in person in your lifetime, but at least you will see the beauty in the following pictures.
Nature has created unbelievable beauty that is breathtaking.
The beauty is everywhere, from the far reaching skies to the deepest parts of the oceans, from distant lands to places that are nearby.
Here are a few pictures that illustrate those facts.
1. Sunrise over one of the best and most popular beaches in America's Coast Guard. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) more than half of U.S. population lives in coastal zones. (Michael Melford)
2. Waves of the Pacific, the largest ocean on Earth, with a roar breaks on the shore of one of the 250 islands of the archipelago. (Paul Chesley)
3. Waves of the Pacific Ocean relentlessly eroding the rocky shore of Iquique, creating an amazing stone sculptures. Sometimes stones can not withstand water pressure, and whole rocks descend to the ocean, changing the shape of the coastline. (Priit Vesilind)