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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)...

10 Most Beautiful Forests In The World

1. Sagano Bamboo Forest, Japan – A magnificent Bamboo forest in the district of Arashiyama, west to Kyoto, Japan 2. Giant Sequoia National Monument, California, United States – Located in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains of California. The forest is named for the majestic Giant Sequoia  trees which populate 38 distinct groves...

10 Most Beautiful Crater Lakes In The World

A crater lake is a lake that forms in a volcanic crater or caldera. But could also refer to a lake form in an impact crater caused by a meteorite. 1. Crater Lake, Oregon, United States – This crater lake is actually called Crater Lake. It is the 9th deepest lake in the world with depth of 594 meters (1,949 ft)! The lake partly fills a nearly...

10 Most Incredible Caves In The World

The most incredible caves around the world are the caves where stalactites and stalagmites are found. A stalactite is a type of formation that hangs from the ceiling of caves, hot springs, or man made structures such as bridges and mines. A stalagmite is a type of formation that rises from the floor of a cave due to the accumulation of...

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