This distinctive natural habitat with its shallow waters, seagrass beds, and tall mangroves, set amid extensive coral reefs, hosts rare and globally endangered marine life. The Dead Sea, on the border of Jordan and Israel, is one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world.
So salty that you can famously float in it, and that no macroscopic organisms can survive in it. The Jeita Grotto is a series of caves in Lebanon that was inhabited in prehistoric times and is now a major cultural symbol of the nation. They were inhabited in Prehistoric times, but right now can only be visited by boat — they channel an underground river which provides drinking water to more than a million Lebanese.
Since Hans Meyer and Ludwig Purtscheller reached its summit in , it has remained a popular climbing destination. It has also been the subject of many scientific studies because of its shrinking glaciers. This well-connected system of lakes with over 2, in Poland is a popular European vacation spot.
Connected by rivers and canals, the lakes form an extensive system of waterway surrounded by large forests and historic towns. A UNESCO World Heritage site since , the Sundarbans covers 3, square miles and home to a wide range of wild fauna, including bird species and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python.
Kudos to the Maldives for getting their entire country on the list.
Its waters are home to several ecosystems, including a variety, species, of vibrant coral reefs. This area of the Indian Ocean, alone, houses species of fish, 5 species of sea turtles, 21 species of whales and dolphins, species of mollusks, and 83 species of echinoderms. The falls are named after him.
Dense and dark, the forest is home to the cuckoo clock, charming little towns, and fairytale castles.
The Matterhorn, between Italy and Switzerland, is considered one of the most difficult mountains to climb in the world. Azerbaijan has the most mud volcanoes in the world.
So they have that going for them, which is nice. As impressive as the Italian volcano Vesuvius itself near Naples is its violent history, which included the destruction and burying of Pompeii in 79 AD.
volumes of the encyclopedia—each bound in embossed dark red with blue that is impossible—of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Seven wonders of the world – modern wonders for our time, from Spain to of complete darkness is only ever visible in a few locations around the globe.
I have that power. Yellowstone obviously has to be on here.
The Yellowstone Caldera and National Park feature some of the most stunning landscapes in the world. Pictured above is the Grand Prismatic Spring. Nuked coral reef bounces back. What is left 50 years after a tropical reef is hit by a hydrogen bomb? The second humming of the Earth.
And what about the mysteries? We may know a lot more about our home, but some big mysteries remain. How come Earth got all the good stuff? What is at the centre of the planet? Explore what we do know in our special feature and visit our interactive map.
Aokigahara Forest is a dense, awe-inspiring forest northwest of Mount Fuji in Japan. Expect a new episode every two weeks. Source: Steven Gerner. Connect with us. It is both the heaviest thing living, at 6, tons, and is also possibly the oldest living organism, at 80, years old. Was this review helpful? Christ the Redeemer is currently in the list of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
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