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Anupriya Bedi Mar 25 2014

Which are the unique natural wonders of the world?

Debangana Sen Mar 25 2014
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All set to explore the scenic beauty across the globe? We've all heard about the spectacular Northern Lights, the Great Barrier Reef or the Grand Canyons. But, there are still numerous magnificent natural wonders created by combinations of water, ice, wind and fire, that are not so common. Check out this list for some of the most unique natural wonders of the world.



Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia



Photo of piles of salts at Salar (by Luca Galuzzi)

Located in Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world.


Galapagos Islands, Ecuador


Photo of Blue-footed Boobies on Galapagos Island (by Dallas Krentzel)

The Galapagos Island in Ecuador is one of the most unique natural wonders in the world with 19 islands and surrounding waters making up a living museum that showcases evolution.


Jeita Grotto, Lebanon


Photo of the lower cave (by Elie plus)

The Jeita Grotto are two interconnected karstic limestone caves located in Jeita, Lebanon. It used to be inhabited in prehistoric times.


Valle de la Luna, Chile



Photo of the valley (by Davide Guallini)

Located in the Atacama desert of Chile the Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) is known for its unique natural beauty and strange lunar terrain.


Geirangerfjord, Norway


Photo of fjord (by Andreas Trepte)

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the more stunning yet relatively unknown natural wonder in the world, Geirangerfjord is a must visit when you are in Norway.


Pink Lake, Western Australia



Photo of the Lake Hillier (by Official Website)

Located on the Middle island in Recherche archipelago in Western Australia, the strange colour of the lake is hypothesized to be due to the presence of red halophilic bacteria in the salt crusts.


Tsingy de Bemaraha, Madagascar


Photo of the nature reserve (by Marco Zanferrari)

Another unique natural wonder of the world lies on the west coast of Madagascar. Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve is famous for its unique topography, mangrove forests and wild bird and white langur populations.


Five Flower Lake, China



Photo of the lake (by chensiyuan)

Pride of the Jiuzhaigon National Park in China, the Five Flower lake is one of the prettiest lakes in the world with numerous shades of turquoise. The base of the shallow lake is criss crossed with fallen branches of ancient trees.


Crystal Cave, Mexico


Photo of the Cave (by Alexander Van Driessche)

The cave is connected to the Naica mines in Chihuahua, Mexico. The largest crystals started forming more than 600,000 years ago.


Plitvice National Park, Croatia



Photo of the Milino lake (by Official Website)

This is one of the oldest national park in South eastern Europe and the biggest one in Croatia. Another UNESCO World heritage site, this has been demarcated as one of the earliest natural sites in the world.


This was the list for the top unique natural wonders in the world. If you know of any more feel free to add to this list.

Wow.... real real gud. Esp the pink lake and the crystal cave, ohio.
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