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Landmarks

something, such as a geographic feature or building, that is easily recognizable and/or well known
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Originally, a landmark literally meant a prominent, easily identified geographic point, (like a mountain, a cliff, or a river) used by explorers and others to find their way back or through an area.

In modern use, it includes anything that can be recognized easily, such as a monument, building, or other structure. In American English it is the main word used to call places that can be of interest to tourists because they are beautiful, or big, or they have historical importance. Landmarks in the British English are normally used for casual navigation, such as giving directions to someone to get somewhere. This is done in American English as well.

List of important landmarksEdit

Landmarks also can be of two different categories: natural (e.g., physical features such as waterfalls and mountains), and structures constructed by humans. Many of them are World Heritage Sites.

Some important landmarks across the world today include:

Natural phenomenaEdit

Constructed featuresEdit

AfricaEdit

AsiaEdit

EuropeEdit

North AmericaEdit

Central and South AmericaEdit

AustraliaEdit