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10 Most Unique Local Phenomenons From Around The World

The following is a list of the world’s most unique local phenomenons – natural phenomenons that due to special circumstances only appear in very specific places on earth 1. The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan – This crater has been on fire continuously since 1971! It is located in a natural gas field in Ahal Province, one of the...

10 Beautiful Nature Scenes To Start The Weekend With

10 beautiful nature scenes from around the world, to start your weekend 1. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah   2. Part of Mount Fitz Roy, El Chalten, Argentina   3. Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland 4. Kepler Track, South Island, New Zealand   5. Monument Valley, Arizona-Utah   6. Cliffs Of Moher, Ireland   7...

10 Most Beautiful Natural Arches In The World

A natural arch is commonly formed by erosion of soft rock by water. Often natural arches will appear near or on cliffs that are found by the sea or rivers (or where the sea or rivers used to be). Another way natural arches can be formed is erosion by wind. Whether they appear alone or in a group, near the water or in the middle of the desert...

10 Amazing Natural World Heritage Sites

A site is referred to as a World Heritage Site when it is listed by the United Nations UNESCO organization as a special cultural or physical significance. As of 2014, there are 1007 heritage sites: 779 are cultural, 197 are natural and 31 are mixed properties. The following is a list of 10 natural heritage sites, which stand out for their beauty...

10 Largest Lakes In The World

This is a list of the world’s largest lakes by area (you can also take a look at the world’s deepest lakes): 1. Caspian Sea – 371,000 km2 (143,000 sq mi). The Caspian Sea is often regarded as the largest lake in the world, but it contains an oceanic basin rather than being entirely over continental crust. This makes it an oceanic...

10 Most Beautiful Sand Dunes In The World

A dune is a hill of sand built either by wind or water flow. Dunes occur in different forms and sizes, formed by interaction with the flow of air or water. Here’s a list of the world’s most beautiful sand dunes: 1. Sossusvlei, Namibia – Sossusvlei is a salt and clay pan surrounded by high red dunes, located in the southern part...

10 Most Breathtaking Canyons In The World

A canyon or gorge is a deep ravine between cliffs often carved from the landscape by a river. Here’s a list of some of the most breathtaking and spectacular canyons in the world: 1. Grand Canyon, Arizona – The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, United States. The Grand Canyon is one of the...

10 Most Amazing Glaciers In The World

A glacier is a large persistent body of ice. They form over many years, often centuries. Glaciers form only on land and should not be confused with icebergs which are huge bodies of ice that float on water. Glaciers and icebergs together hold most of Earth’s fresh waters. Here’s a list of the most amazing and famous glaciers in the...

10 Most Amazing Sinkholes In The World

A sinkhole is a natural depression or hole in the Earth’s surface which may have various causes. Sinkholes may vary in size from 1 to 600 m (3.3 to 2,000 ft) both in diameter and depth, and vary in form. Sinkholes may be formed gradually or suddenly, and are found worldwide. 1. Great Blue Hole, Belize – The first sinkhole in the list...

10 Most Unusual Flowers In The World

1. Flame Lily (Gloriosa Superba) – This unusual flowering plant is native of tropical regions of Asia and Africa and belongs to Colchicaceae family. Flame Lily usually grows as tuberous climbing plant and produces unusual red or yellow flowers with wavy edges. It is the national flower of Zimbabwe   2. Bee Orchid (Ophrys Apifera)...

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