In this selection, you will find a fascinating tour of very strange places that are on our still unexplored planet. You can familiarize yourself with many of these places by clicking on the links. Remember that by learning something new, you will not only increase your knowledge base, but also become an amazing and interesting conversationalist!
Salar de Uyuni
This Bolivian desert is significantly different from other deserts known to us. Her area collected a lot of salt deposits and active volcanoes, large cacti and geysers. The Uyuni Salt Flat area is 10,582 square kilometers.
This topic is a continuation of the collection about the most unusual places on Earth, published on the site earlier.
Mummies Museum of Guanajuato
The museum displays the mummified bodies interred during the 1833 cholera outbreak in Guanojuato, Mexico. The mummies were dug up in 1865–1958, after a law was passed requiring payment for these burials. These mummies are unique in that, unlike Egyptian mummies, they were not deliberately mummified. The dry conditions of the cemetery brought out natural mummification.
Springs of Beppu
The city of Beppu has 2,800 hot water springs that come out of the ground every day in unlimited quantities. Especially ardent here are 9 sources and they are called: “9 gates of hell to Beppu”.
Dry McMurdo Valleys
This is one of the few areas in Antarctica that is not covered in snow or layers of ice. Summer temperatures are so warm that the ice melts, creating streams that feed the freshwater lakes that lie at the bottom of the valley. The lakes never freeze and have whole colonies of bacteria and phytoplankton.
This Spanish city is rich in heavy metals. The dark red color of the water was formed due to the fact that the population has been mining metal here for more than 5,000 thousand years. The first mines appeared here in 3000 BC.
887 monumental statues on Easter Island still remain a mystery to mankind. The island was incorporated into Chile in 1888. It is the most remote inhabited island in the world.
Coffins hanging on a cliff are not uncommon in places like China, Indonesia and the Philippines.
North Bimini Island
These rock formations are made of limestone. Many mistakenly believe that half of the rock formation was artificially made and is part of the lost city of Atlantis.
This is one of the strangest sandstone rock formations in the United States, located in Arizona. Almost 200 million years ago, the area was just a desert, and now such a formation has formed here — the Arizona wave.
Pamukkale means cotton castle in Turkish. This is a natural site in southwestern Turkey that contains terraced minerals, including carbonate.