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The 10 most pristine places on Earth

By: OurAmazingPlanet Inc. on April 25, 2011, 7:42 p.m.
Daintree National Park, Australia

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Daintree National Park, Australia

Sometimes the older something is, the more untouched it becomes. Daintree National Park in Far North Queensland, Australia, contains a 110-million-year-old rainforest, one of the oldest ecosystems on earth. The park is home to thousands of plant species and contains trees that are more than 2,500 years old. Pictured is Mossman George River in northern Daintree.