The most exotic places on Earth
Our planet - is a unique place in the universe. While philosophers and biologists argue about whether we are the only ones in the universe, offer you a tour of the exotic places on the planet. Believe me, our Earth has something to surprise any traveler and pilgrim. There are on it, and deserts, hot and ice, mountains and valleys, seas and oceans.
Steam, boiling and bubbling bubbles, rocks and ice - all together it goes in a completely surprising, alien form. The island where no trees, lives a small number of people and is the largest glacier in Europe which is called Vatnajokull. Yes Yes. It is Europe, not the moon!
Darwaz - a huge crater in Turkmenistan, which the locals called the "gates of hell" or "door to hell."
At the "eye of the Sahara", or, as they call this another unearthly beauty of the landscape, structures Rishat, the diameter of almost 50 kilometers. Located in Mauritania, is a geological formation is so great that it can be seen from space. The impact of a meteorite? erosion effect? The rise of the Earth's crust? Or perhaps three in one? While geologists have debated how this structure is formed, we enjoy a striking peyzzhem.
Long geologic isolation Sokotra archipelago, dry, hot and harsh climate contributed to the formation of a unique island atmosphere. Socotra looks like a grotesque computer animation. Hyperbolic plants, funny shapes of trees and pink flowers - like landscape can serve as inspiration for the most sophisticated fantasy graphic designers ... The island is located in the Indian Ocean, a distance of 250 km from Somalia and 340 kilometers from Yemen, and possibly separated from the continent of Africa an average of about 6 or 7 million years ago.
Ancient acidic river, located in Spain, Rio Tinto - an excellent environment for the prosperity of extremophiles. The township does not seem like a favorable environment for human life, but simply to put an end to the adventures of the Terminator on our planet.
Antelope Canyon, located on Navajo land near the town of Page, Arizona, is more like a painting than a rock formation. Not surprisingly, it is the most visited canyon in the southwestern US, judge for yourself.
There, in Arizona, Arizona is the so-called wave. This is a fantastic frozen waves formed as a result of water erosion. Age rocks forming this wave reaches 190 million years.
Yellowstone National Park
Terraces hot spring "Mammoth Hot Springs" in Yellowstone National Park in the United States developed high temperature, water, and limestone rock fractures. These formations resemble living sculpture, which is constantly changing due to the smooth flow of the water and erosion occurring. Trees, by the way, here, too, look very mobile.
Various intricate shapes and space glaciers located throughout the world. Looking at these landscapes is quite possible to imagine that you have got to Pluto or Neptune - on the coldest planet in the solar system.
Hubbard Glacier, the largest glacier on the coast of Alaska
Glacier Gray, Chile
Glacier Perito Moreno (Perito Moreno Glacier), Patagonia, Argentina
Skagen Martian landscape, a city in Denmark, does not fit the usual picture of our perception of the richest and most developed country in the world. On the edge of Europe, where the Baltic Sea merges with the North, the sand dunes and deserted beaches combine to create a striking spectacle.
Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt lake, is located in southwestern Bolivia. Salty desert surrounded by cacti, volcanoes and geysers, looks as if it is not the Earth, as the farthest planet.
The trail the Giants (Ireland). This wonderful trail was formed 50-60 million. Years ago as a result of volcanic activity.
Black Rock Desert (United States). This mystical place is situated in Nevada. Brightly painted in various colors geysers, dry riverbeds and gloomy cliffs make this place fantastic.
Cave crystals. The cave Cave de los Kristales (Cave crystals) are the largest 11-meter crystals in the world. These giant crystals formed over thousands of years thanks to the unique microclimate conditions of the cave. In this cave is maintained year-round temperature is equal to 58 degrees.
Spotted Lake. Located in British Columbia. Most interesting is that throughout the year the lake changes its color, and in the dry season forms numerous swimming pools with water of white, green and yellow colors.
"Stone Forest" in Yunnan (China). This amazing "forest" occupies an area of 400 km. Retreating sea washed away the soft rock, leaving the "stone trunks" more solid rock.
Ice Cave Eisriesenwelt. The largest ice cave in the world is located 40 km south of Salzburg. The length of its tunnels and halls is 42 km. Frozen waterfalls, streams, rivers, stalactites and stalagmites are a fantastic picture. The cave was created by the Salzach River, flows through the voids of the rocks.
"Cone on Tolbachik." These breakthroughs on the Kamchatka volcano Tolbachik, resembling a Martian landscape, appeared in 1945. The place where the photos made, called "Lunohodchik base". It is here that experienced Soviet rovers.
Here are some striking scenery, inspirational travel and waiting for a meeting with the hunters for their impressions.