These are the most mysterious places in the world.
Our planet is full of mysterious places, and it’s not just the Bermuda triangle, Stonehenge and the pyramids. A look at the 15 corners of the world, confusing anomalous and surprising events. A compilation for lovers of historical and natural mysteries.
15. The eternal flame falls, new York, USA
Waterfall eternal flame – the landmark of new York’s chestnut ridge Park. Its popularity owes a waterfall of flame that illuminates the flow of water in a small cavity. Phenomenon phenomenon is explained by the fact that in this place there are small mountain of the rift, through which natural gas seeps. Sometimes the flame fades, but the tourists quickly fix it by offering to split the lighter.
14. The Oregon vortex, Oregon, USA
In one of the old houses of the city of Santa Cruz, Oregon, strange phenomena. In the center of the room is a broom and not fall. People can also lean forward and not fall. And around the vortex column, the visitor begins to spin like a top.
13. Racetrack Playa, California, USA
Racetrack Playa dry lake in the northwestern part of Death Valley national Park in California. Known geological phenomenon of moving across the dry Creek bottom stones. The stones move on their own, but no one has ever seen or recorded the movement of the camera. It should be noted that the weight of many stones in excess of 300 kg.
12. Blood falls, Antarctica
Waterfall in the Dry valleys McMurdo station in East Antarctica. Blood-red color due to high content of iron oxide. The field was discovered in 1911 by Australian geologist Griffith Taylor.
11. Pamukkale, Turkey
Geothermal springs and ponds-terraces formed of travertine. Pamukkale means “cotton castle”, is a natural and cultural world heritage site by UNESCO.
10. Richat, the Mauritanian part of the Sahara desert
Geological formation with a diameter of 48 km. Previously thought that the circular structure is an impact crater or a volcanic eruption. Currently, scientists believe that sedimentary rocks of the richat structure are a result of the action of erosion on the uplift of the earth’s crust.
9. Caño Cristales, Colombia
The river is known for its color changing due to the different types of algae. Locals call it the river of five colors.
8. Aokigahara, Honshu island, Japan
The sad site of Japan, which is called the Forest of suicides. Over the past 65 years was found here 500 phone at the entrance to the woods and a sign with the following words: “Your life is a priceless gift from your parents. Call the police before you decide to die.”
7. Lake Of Skeletons (Roopkund), India
Alpine glacial lake in the Himalayas, in the territory of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. On the shore of the lake lies a lot of skeletons. Radiocarbon Dating conducted at Oxford University showed that these remains belong to people who lived in the 8th century ad, and the cause of their deaths was a huge castle.
6. The Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia
A dried-up salt lake in the South plains of the Altiplano, Bolivia at an altitude of 3650 m above sea level. 10 has an area of 588 km2. During the rainy season salt marsh covered with a thin layer of water and turns into the world’s largest mirror surface.
5. Glass beach, California, United States
Beach in the national Park Mackerricher covered with many glass stones. Local residents from 1906 to 1967, was washed up on a beach household waste, old appliances, vehicles, glass. In the late 60s, the authorities closed the beach several times and had worked for cleaning. And the remaining shards of glass waves turned into colored stones. Now the beach is a local landmark.
4. The terraced formation of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan
Massive underwater formation, found near the Japanese island of Yonaguni. Looks like an architectural building, the step pyramid. Approximate age from 10 to 16 thousand years, the origin of education is unknown.
3. Kliluk, British Columbia, Canada
This lake is rich in various minerals and has the world’s largest concentration of magnesium sulfate, calcium and sodium, as well as silver and titanium. In the hot season when water evaporates on the surface of the lake forming a plurality of spots shapes, which, depending on weather conditions able to be painted different colors. Lake water have a therapeutic effect with strong therapeutic action.
2. Devils tower, Wyoming, USA
Monolith of volcanic origin height of 1556 m above the sea level and relative height of 386 m. the First object recognized as a “national monument” of the United States, has received the status of President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906. The mountain featured in the film Steven Spielberg’s “Close encounters of the third kind”.
1. Hashima Island, Japan
By 30-th years of XX century, the island became a major industrial centre: it was mined coal and worked in munitions factories. For 50 years the island was one of the most densely populated places on Earth – 5259 people per sq km Through decades of thriving coal mining Hasime declined, the island was deserted and turned into Ghost town.
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