#EarthDayOnAOL: Show us your favorite place on Earth

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Our Planet Earth

It's almost Earth Day, and we want you to join us in celebrating our beautiful planet! From the Great Barrier Reef and Victoria Falls to Mount Everest and Grand Canyon the Earth is full of many wonders -- big and small.

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is an annual holiday channeling human energy toward protecting the Earth through environmental issues. Earth Day was established to help protect the environment so we can enjoy our planet for years to come.

So tell us what is your favorite place on Earth?

Upload a picture of your favorite place on Earth to Instagram and use the hashtag #EarthDayOnAOL. Your photo could even be featured on AOL's Instagram!

Check back on Earth Day, Friday, April 22nd, to see our favorite places and be sure to visit AOL.com all week for exclusive Earth Day coverage!

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