Most Incredible Natural Spot in the World

Une sélection de photographies illustrant certains des endroits les plus étranges au monde. Des phénomènes rarissimes à des paysages hors du commun, une série qui met la planète Terre à l’honneur et fait réfléchir à l’impact de l’homme sur l’environnement.

Aurora Borealis / They are caused by the collision of energetically charged particles with atoms in the high altitude thermosphere within the atmosphere.

Dirty Thunderstorm / Francisco Negroni / Light is produced inside volcanic plume.

Richat Structure, also known as the Eye of the Sahara / NASA / A geological 30 miles dome that collapsed. Visible from space.

Spotted Lake / Roberta Olenick / Osoyoos in British Columbia in Canada, Spotted Lake contains extremely high concentrations of minerals.

A Water Hole / Flickr/Bill Young / Florence, Oregon near Cape Perpetua, Thor’s Well is a gaping sinkhole in Cook’s Chasm with waves that can reach a height of 20 feet.

Blue Hole /Flickr / Eric Pheterson / A submarine vertical cave measuring 984 feet in diameter and 407 feet deep.

Devil’s Tower / Kimon Berlin / A strange column of more than 1,200 feet above the surrounding prairie plains near the Black Hills. Scientist think it has been formed by an intrusion of magma

Yellow Lake / Achilli Family / Danakil Depression in Ethiopia is a vast desert basin, characterized by two active volcanoes. It is one of the hottest points on Earth

The Entry to Hell / Tormod Sandtorv / Natural gas field in Derweze, Turkmenistan

Mummified Trees / Texasranger92 / Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia, Deadvlei (or ‘Dead Marsh’) is a black forest composed by 900-year-old dead naturally mummified trees

Pink Lake /Jean Paul Ferrero / Lake Hillier is a pink-coloured lake on Middle Island in Western Australia. The pink color of the water is a result of green alga Dunaliella salina, halobacterium Halobacteria cutirubrum, and/or high concentration of brine prawn.














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