15 most amazing places on Earth
Despite the fact that in its history, mankind has been able to unravel the many mysteries of the Earth, yet many questions remain unanswered.
1. Mountains Tianjie, China
The Amazing limestone tower covered with green forests violent and often shrouded in mist. Access to the mountains can be on a cable car and in the local village to enjoy the views that inspired the creators of the movie "Avatar."
2. Spotted Lake, Canada
"Spotted Lake" is located in British Columbia and looks like an impressionist painting brush. The lake water undrinkable, it found only a few species of microorganisms. When the temperature reaches 43 degrees the surface is formed exactly 365 pools of - the number of days in a year.
3. Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland
Approximately 60 million years ago, a powerful volcanic eruption ejected onto the surface of molten basalt, which hardens, took just such a bizarre shape. Local legend has it that 37,000 columns ideal geometric forms were created by giants.
4. Well Thor, Oregon, USA
In the severe storm conditions with the powerful force of the surf rushes into the yawning cavity. On unmanaged fountains, spray tons of water, washing the unique natural reliefs, can be viewed from the Cape Perpetua, but in inclement weather, it is dangerous to life. 5. Pamukkale, Turkey
limestone terraces and ruins in the nearby city of Hierapolis are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In natural water levels Pamukkale collected from natural sources in the territory there are 17 pieces, the water temperature in each of them varies from 35 to 100 degrees.
6. Lake Hillier, Australia
This is a unique lake was found in 1802 on the largest island in Western Australia. During the year, it keeps rich pink color, which he attached to the alga Dunaliella salina and some types of microorganisms.
7. Badab-e Surt, Iran
Travertine terraces in the north of Iran - a unique natural phenomenon, which was created thousands of years. Travertine - a kind of limestone, which is formed from a deposit of calcium and flowing water. Due to the two hot sources with high concentrations of iron oxide terraces stained in copper color.
8. Socotra Island, Yemen
The separated 6 million years ago from the main Africa, the island looks like a backdrop for filming sci-fi movie. Socotra originated its own ecosystem, so the plants and trees growing here are found nowhere else in the world. These include the ancient Dracaena with twisted trunks and bulbous bottle trees. 9. Hand desert, Chile
The Chilean sculptor Mario Irarrasabal - responsible for the appearance of the object of art in the sands of the Atacama Desert. The artist is known for his works devoted to human suffering, so the hand symbolizes the feeling of loneliness, which is exacerbated in a remote part of the world.
10. Chocolate Hills, Philippines
In the province of Bohol in the center of the island in 1700 crumbled unusual hills. Despite the fact that the height of their hatred, they are all the same shape as if they were created by man. But this is not the case: according to UNESCO, they are composed of coral deposits and appeared due to falling rainwater. His name - "Chocolate Hills" - they received during the dry season when the slopes are covered with thick forests, become brown.
11. Valley jugs, Lao
Shrouded in myth and looking like giant jugs, hundreds of these megaliths are located in the territory of Xiangkhoang province. The basic theory of the origin of these strange vessels says that they were used in ancient times, during the funeral rites. Local legend has it that in jugs brewed rice wine for giants.
12. A Olin goblins, Utah
No, this is not the surface of Mars - it's just a desert area 216 miles south of Salt Lake City. Soft stone desert long years tochilsya wind and rain, to take the form of strange shamanistic towers built by goblins. 13. Glass Beach, California
Shiny glass stones are the result of long-term treatment of sea waves. In the middle of the last century, water has accumulated a lot of debris, including broken glass. Ironically, the nature of the treated fragments began to attract tourists. Now take the shiny pebbles as a souvenir prohibited.
14. Fly, Nevada, USA
This seemed alien geyser located on private land on the edge of the Black Rock Desert. It was created in 1964 after the energy company drilled the well to the geothermal waters. Geiser shoots water flows upward and out of the minerals contained therein, is increasing every year for a few centimeters.
15. Cat Island Tashiro, Japan
Since ancient times, this island has a particular reverence for cats, as they are exterminated rats harm Silk production. Import of dogs on the island is prohibited, and now the number of feral cats outnumber the local population.