The Blue Pools of Haast Pass, South Island, New Zealand. Haast Pass is a mountain pass in the Southern New Zealand Alps. It is named for Julius von Haast, a explorer who was also geologist for the Provincial government of Canterbury.
Venus - one day is longer than its entire year. It takes Venus 243 Earth days to completely rotate on its axis, but just 225 days to orbit the sun. Venus is one of two planets that rotates in reverse, called retrograde motion.