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10 Awesome Water Attractions to See in Iceland

Iceland is a pretty mysterious country to some. Contrary to what you might think when you hear the name Iceland, the country is rich in greenery and water as opposed to ice. While there are many things to see in Iceland, the water attractions reign supreme. We decided to compile the 10 Awesome Water Attractions to See in Iceland for those...

10 Best Attractions Around Lake Geneva

I listed the best attractions in Geneva and included there a couple of well worth day trips, one of which was a trip around the lake. I wanted to further elaborate on great destinations and landmarks around the lake Lake Geneva, or lac Léman (French) is long and narrow, and is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe. The beautiful lake lies...

10 Most Amazing Moats In The World

A moat is a deep artificial ditch, built as a line of defense around a castle or even an entire town. Here’s a list of 10 beautiful moats found around the world 1. Bodiam Castle, East Sussex, England – This beautiful castle was built at the end of the 14th century. The castle was built by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge in order to defend the...

10 Most Unique Lakes In The World

1. Pink Lake (Lake Hillier), Australia – This salt lake in Western Australia has an incredible natural phenomena – the color of the water is pink. This unique color is caused by green alga and/or a high concentration of brine prawn. The color is not always pink, and depends on temperature, level of salinity, and light conditions 2...

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 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...

10 Most Incredible Shipwrecks

A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water. Shipwrecking may be purposeful or accidental. The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Bellow is a list of 10 incredible shipwrecks found on beach or...

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 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 Deepest Lakes In The World

This is a list of the world’s deepest lakes (you can also take a look at the world’s largest lakes by area): 1. Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia – deepest lake in the world with a depth of 1,637 meters (5369 ft). Lake Baikal is also the most voluminous freshwater lake in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world’s unfrozen...

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