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The most amazing tourist attractions, created by nature

Natural Phenomenon, The Catatumbo Lightning, Venezuela, Lightning portrays the sky

Nature is always amazing, but sometimes, it surpasses itself. Some natural phenomena are truly amazing and worth visiting at least once in life. Phenomena are real shows and attract hundreds of tourists, despite more or less locations available.


Catatumbo lightning in Venezuela

Concentrate on the river Catatumbo from Lago de Maracaibo, this strange phenomenon is repeating several lightning, but not accompanied by thunder.

Quiet storm, strange, can be so strong and constant (up to 200 flashes per minute), that it is possible to read at night, only at the light of these lightning. In addition, it is assumed that it is the only ozone generator in the world.

Were presented several hypotheses to explain the intriguing phenomenon, but the most plausible is that the cold winds from the Andes are meet warm moist air currents, which evaporates from the lake, causing ionization of the particles.

On average, a year there is storms, along about 150 nights.


Pitch Lake in Trinidad - Tobago

Locals believed that the lake received a punishment from the gods. Now the lake has become an unusual tourist attraction. Birdwatchers will be very interested in all species of birds, attracted to the area.

Have an area of 40 acres of asphalt and a depth of 90 meters, in the center, where hot bitumen and continue to flow from a hidden spring. Lake, one of three of its kind in the world, is only natural deposit of bitumen and 300 tones are taken daily.

The surface looks like a tennis court, covered with clay, and during the rainy season, the most daring can be dipped into sulphurous pools. Lake is located 22 kilometers southwest of San Fernando, near the town of La Brea.


Lambert glacier, Antarctica

In a world where glaciers are sinking every day, is recomfortant the thought that Lambert Glacier resist.

The longest glacier on the planet consumes about 8% of the Antarctic ice cap. With a length of 400 kilometers and 200 kilometers wide, hides one of the most beautiful phenomena of the world.

One of the phenomena is icebergs "bottle green", resulting from high organic matter content, housed in ice. Although one of the rarest and most beautiful sights in the world, Glacier is very rarely visited, only two tourist ships come here every year.


Don Juan Pond, Antarctica

Dry Valleys of Antarctica are, however, remarkable. Especially covering huge and empty spaces, over 3,000 square miles, is with no snow or ice. Here were discovered bacteria, algae and fungi believed extinct 200,000 years ago. Onyx River flows inside the coast, and Lake Vanda was formed nearby.

Don Juan Pond, with a depth of only 10 centimeters, is the most salted water on the planet, 14 times saltier than the ocean. It is so salty it does not freeze ever, even at temperatures of -55 degrees Celsius.


Red crabs from Australia

In most of the time, you can see red crabs on Christmas Island land in Australia. They live in shaded areas of forest. At the beginning of the rainy season in October-November more than 100 million red crabs are beginning to come forth, "escaping" from the island plateau forests.

The view is special, due to the fact that female crab goes to lay their eggs in the Indian Ocean.