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What Is The Breath-taking ‘Fly Geyser’ in Nevada?

At first glance you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Fly Geyser in Nevada, USA, was a creature from another planet but this incredible structure is actually a man-made geothermal geyser. The structure was actually accidentally created due to well drilling in 1964, while searching for sources of geothermal energy. As the well was not […]

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Just Where Was This ‘Cave of Crystals’ Discovered?

The pictures below might look like The Fortress Of Solitude from the Superman movies but these incredible diamonds were actually discovered in the Naica Mine in Mexico. Mining was first started on the site to extract lead, silver and zinc but during the mining operations, caverns were discovered that contained huge selenite crystals. The ‘Cave […]

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Stripped Icebergs in Antarctica – Unusual Natural Phenomena

Antarctica is home to some of the most incredible vistas and unusual wildlife but one of the strangest sights to be found in this winter wonderland comes in the form of striped icebergs. You might think that the coloured stripes are man-made, however, it is actually a natural phenomena that is caused by different types of water […]

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Spotted Lake in British Columbia – Everything you need to know

Spotted lake is something you don’t see every day. It is located near the city of Osoyoos, British Columbia and is a popular tourist destination. Every summer for 3 months this pool of liquid becomes the incredible Spotted Lake.   Why does the lake become Spotted? It is a natural phenomena: the water has a high concentration of more […]

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10 Places That Look Like They’re From Another Planet

Earth is an incredibly varied planet, with a huge variety of climates, terrain and vegetation on almost every continent. If you’ve always dreamed of exploring the universe and travelling to different planets, you may be happy to find out that you don’t need to jump on a spaceship to witness alien looking places. Whether it’s […]

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20 Natural Phenomena to See Before You Die

We live on a dying planet: Massive pollution in all its forms; melting polar ice-caps; desertification of the land; dwindling water resources; disappearing flora and fauna; toxic waste filling the oceans and rivers and all around this Dantean landscape, the ceaseless and viral multiplication of the culprit behind it all, Man. Yet for all the […]

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Thor’s Well in Oregon – Drainpipe of the Pacific

Thor’s Well a deep sinkhole that sits on the edge of Oregon Coast near Cape Perpetua. This natural salt water fountain is a 20 feet deep hole, also known as the “drainpipe of the Pacific”. When the tide is high enough the well is filled with water before being spectacularly emptied again. When to visit Thor’s Well? Travellers […]

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What Causes These Giant Molehills In The Philippines?

While the photos below may look like the handy work of a giant mole, the ‘Chocolate Hills’ in the Bohol province of the Philippines are actually a totally natural occurrence. The mounds are actually made from grass covered limestone and there are estimated to be between 1,260 to 1,776 separate hills in the Bohol province. […]

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What Caused This 40km Crater Known As ‘The Eye Of Africa’?

In the heart of the Sahara desert in Mauritania there is a mysterious crater that has puzzled geology experts for years. The Richat Structure is an impressive 40 kms in diameter and its circular shape led experts to originally believe that it was caused by the impact of an asteroid. Further tests have proved this […]