10 most alien and weird places on earth
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DESCRIPTIONEarth has always had most weird and alienated places. It is always amusing to the see the photographs of these most weird places, even though not everyone can visit them. It can surprise anybody, when they see the aurorae in North Pole or the mines in Rio Tinto that gives a look of Martian landscape. Not everyone can visit these places, but can certainly look at the beautiful images and know about them.
- 1. 10 Most Alien and Weird Places on Earth
2. Aurora Borealis (North Pole) They typically occur in the ionosphere. The Cree people call this phenomenon the Dance of the Spirits. Auroras sometimes called the northern and southern (polar) lights or aurorae are natural beautiful light displays in the sky, usually observed at night, particularly in the polar regions. 3. Spain Rio Tinto The vast mines of Rio Tinto give a hypnagogic, almost martian landscape. Its growth has consumed not only mountains and valleys but even entire villages. 4. McMurdo Dry Valleys (Antarctica) The McMurdo Dry Valleys are a row of valleys in Antarctica located within Victoria Land west of McMurdo Sound. The region includes many interesting geological features including Lake Vida and the Onyx River, Antarcticas longest river. 5. The Richat Structure, near Ouadane, Mauritania The Richat Structure is a prominent circular feature in the Sahara desert of Mauritania near Ouadane. The structure, which has a diameter of almost 50 kilometres (30 miles), has become a landmark for space shuttle crews. 6. Rotorua, New Zealand Rotorua is a city on the southern shores of the lake of the same name, in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. Geothermal activity is at the heart of much of Rotoruas tourist appeal. 7. Fly Geyser, Reno Fly Ranch features two geysers, one of which is dormant. Fly Ranch is private property and does not allow visitors. 8. Spotted Lake, Osoyoos, British Columbia Spotted Lake is a saline endorheic alkali lake located northwest of Osoyoos in British Columbia. The spots are made mainly of magnesium sulfate, which crystallizes in the summer. 9. The Bermuda Triangle The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devils Triangle, is a region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean. Popular culture has attributed these disappearances to the paranormal, a suspension of the laws of physics, or activity by extraterrestrial beings. 10. Kauai, Hawaii Kauai is the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands, it is the fourth largest of the main islands. Seaside lava ledges make for otherworldly experiences on this often-overlooked Hawaiian island. 11. Mount Roraima (Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana) It is a tabletop mountain with sheer 400-metre high cliffs on all sides. There is only one easy way up, on a natural staircase-like ramp on the Venezuelan side to get up any other way takes and experienced rock climber. 12. Read more about the 10 Most Alien and Weird Places on Earth visit http://www.smashinglists.com/10- most-alien-and-weird-places-on- earth/