Earth where we live is full of mystery, in many different parts, it turns out there is amazing locations, but also strange and mysterious. Let alone its location, even what's inside is also sometimes strange.
Plant Predators Still remember when eating? Just such an occurrence is difficult to see disembarang place. From the beautiful scenery of Tibet such as photos or beauty Amazing Full Moon, until a horrible like a great natural disaster, all on this earth. Here are 10 places unique and strange from around the world.
1. Guaíra Falls, Brazil-Paraguay border
Most people think Niagara Falls is the largest in the world. In fact Guaira Falls is the largest in the world by volume waterfall that reaches an average of 1.75 million cubic feet per-second. Compare with the Niagara Falls which is only 70,000 cubic feet per-second.
Source Guaira Falls, located in perbatasasn Brazil-Paraguay, is the river Parana. In 1982, the Guaira waterfall was built dams for power plant Itaipu Dam's name is now the second largest dam in the world's largest electricity producer after Gorges Dam. Itaipu Dam supplies 90 percent of electricity to Paraguay, and 19 percent to Brazil, and Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
2. Iceberg B-15, Antarctica
B-15 iceberg was the largest iceberg in recorded history. The wide reach 3100 km, making it larger than the island of Jamaica. Giant iceberg is due to fault Ross Ice Shelf in March 2000.
Then in 2003, iceberg B-15 was again split into several pieces, one of the largest is called B-15a drifting north, eventually crushed into the glacier in 2005, leaving a fault along the 8 km. This makes a big change in the map of Antarctica and demand must be revised (map).
Some washed up along the coast eventually foundered. In 2006, hurricanes in Alaska, causing the ocean waves that pass up to 13,500 km for 6 days to Antarctica, and separate the remaining fragments become more and more.
Nearly a decade passed, the parts of the iceberg was still not fully liquid, the biggest part still considered sebagaii B-15a, with the vast field reached 1700 km. The picture above is an iceberg called B-15a after drifting into the Drygalski Glacier (bottom), his final break it into several pieces.
3. Don Juan Pond, Antarctica
Which places the highest salt content? Surely people would call the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is world famous for its salt content is very high. Based on research, high salt content of sea water could be a medical therapy. No wonder that in many built near the Dead Sea spas for therapy, particularly health and beauty therapy. But it was not the terasin Dead Sea in the world.
Precisely in the Antarctic is, exactly Don Juan Pond, a lake with the highest salt content in the world. The comparison when juxtaposed with the sea in general, Don Juan Pond 18 times saltier than normal seawater, when compared with the Dead Sea, the Don Juan Pond 8 times more salty.
This location is found by Lt.. Don Roe and Fl. John Hickey, in 1961, when they do research in Antarctica. The name of Don Juan Pond is also given by two researchers of this army, perhaps combining both names.
The temperature in the pool was like a general in the Antarctic region, is quite low, with lows can reach -30 degrees Celsius. But never until frozen like other places in Antarctica.
4. Rotorua, New Zealand
Rotorua is a seaside town south of the lake with the same name. Precisely at bay Plenty, north island of New Zealand.
The uniqueness of the region is the number of pools of hot springs, especially Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa, and boiling mud-mud. The area was a unique and interesting, so much visited by tourists.
5. 83-42, Greenland
Strange and unique. But 83-42 is the only reliable pieces of land in the north. It's just "a piece" in size approximately 35 mx 15 m and height 4 m. When viewed from above, like just a speck of land surrounded by shards of ice.
Unique! When the north pole is covered by ice, but the land is not. See picture! The uniqueness is once again toppled the previous record which ATOW 1996. The uniqueness of 83-42 was found in 1998.
6. Socotra, Republic of Yemen
Socotra place oddest and most unique in the world. Almost all who were there seem strange, from the shape of a tree and its environment, it's no wonder many are calling Socotra in the Republic of Yemen as one of the alien nest in the world.
The place is very isolated, dry climates other than the other. This anomaly could be the cause of plant life or anything on there grew strange. Call it a well-known plants such as the Dragon's Blood Tree is strange, very unusual shape, looks like an umbrella. This tree produces red sap.
There also exist animals native animals, such as birds, spiders and other native animals. Not to mention also coral rocks, which form is not common and there on the island. With all the strangeness content of the island, do not be surprised if Socotra, an island at sea arab, entry in the World Heritage Heritage.
7. The Great Dune of Pyla, France
All we know that Europe has no deserts, dunes, at best, only the ordinary. But this assumption is wrong. Europe has a unique dune Pyla ie, the length of 3 km, width 500 m and height of 100 meters. These dunes are very steep part facing the forest.
This place is famous for being the place of paragliding activity. Besides the uniqueness of the dunes, which was also amazing was the surrounding scenery from the heights where we could see the ocean and forest. Because the dunes are much higher than the forest, so that the sand dunes that we could see everything.
8. Meteor Crater, USA
Meteor Crater is a crater formed by meteorite fall. Located about 43 miles (69 km) east of Flagstaff, near Winslow in the northern Arizona desert United States. The place was called Meteor Crater because it was close to the post office name.
Meteor Crater was reputedly formed since 50,000 years ago during the Pleistocene era when the local climate became cooler and wetter. At that time there was a vast prairie and forest inhabited by woolly mammoths, giant mashed slow loris, and camels. Perhaps the area was not yet in human habitation. A fallen meteor containing nickel and a crater of 50 meters.
9. Mount Roraima, Venezuela, Brazil and Guyan
Mount Roraima is a wonderful place beautiful. Mount this stone shaped like a hood unique because the table that was in the clouds. The high 400 yards. Sat only way to reach the top of the roof of the table is to climb the ladder track that was already provided by the government of Venezuela.
Another way that is not recommended is the usual rock climbers. There, the rain fell almost every day, wash away plant vines on the top of the roof. As a result, the roof of the mountain to be unique, because the net than anything .. aka as "an empty table."
10. The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan
This place is probably already all know, at least have read about or see the pictures. It's no wonder because the natural phenomena in Turkmenistan is somewhat unique. People call it 'the Gates of Hell "because of the crater as wide as 70 meters out the fire which continuously since last 35 years.
Starting from 1971 in which geologists doing research in the region to look for mine gas. What happens then is a burst of fire from below the continuous, even swallowed all their equipment. The geologist was no one dared to go down into the crater poisonous. You can see it on Google with coordinates 40 ° 15'8 "N 58 ° 26'23" E.