Selasa, 20 Desember 2011

Seven Places in the World Unique and Amazing

Earth where we live is indeed full of mystery, different in different parts, it turns out there are amazing sites, but also funny and full of mystery. Never mind the location, even the contents therein are also sometimes strange. Plant Predators still remember when eating? Such incidents are difficult to see others place. From the beautiful scenery of Tibet such as photos or beauty Amazing Full Moon, until a horrible like a great natural disaster, all exist on this earth. Here are 7 unique and odd places from around the world.

1. Guaira Falls, Brazil-Paraguay border Most people think of Niagara Falls is the largest in the world. Though Guaira Falls is the largest in the world by volume waterfall that reaches an average of 1.75 million cubic feet per-second. Compare with the Niagara Falls which is only 70,000 cubic feet per-second. Sources located in Guaira Falls frontier of Brazil-Paraguay, is the river Parana. In 1982, the Guaira waterfall was built dams for power generation with the name of Itaipu Dam which is now the second largest dam in the world's largest electricity producer after Gorges Dam. Itaipu Dam supplies electricity to 90 percent of Paraguay, and 19 percent to Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

2. Iceberg B-15, Antarctica Iceberg B-15 is the largest iceberg in recorded history. The extent of 3100 km, making it larger than Pulai Jamaica. Giant iceberg is due to fault Ross Ice Shelf in March 2000. Then in 2003, the iceberg B-15 is again split into several pieces, one of the largest so-called B-15a drift to the north, then fell into a glacier in 2005, leaving a fault along the 8 km. This makes major changes to the map of Antarctica and requires to be revised (map). Some drifted to finally run aground along the coast. In 2006, hurricanes in Alaska, causing a passing ocean waves up to 13,500 miles for 6 days to Antarctica, and separate the remaining fragments become more and more. Nearly a decade passed, the parts of the iceberg is still not completely liquid, the largest part is still considered sebagaii B-15a, with the vast field reached 1,700 km. The picture above is an iceberg called B-15a after drifting into the Drygalski Glacier (bottom), his final break up into several pieces.

3. Don Juan Pond, Antarctica The place where the highest salt content? Surely someone will call the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is world famous for very high salt content. Based on the research, the high salt content of sea water could be a medical therapy. No wonder that many around the Dead Sea spas built for therapy, particularly health and beauty therapies. But it turns out that terasin Dead Sea is not in the world. Precisely in the Antarctic is, rather Don Juan Pond, a lake with the highest salt content in the world. The comparison when juxtaposed with the sea in general, Don Juan Pond 18 times saltier than normal seawater, when compared with the Dead Sea, Don Juan Pond 8 times more salty. This location is discovered by Lt. Don Roe and Fl. John Hickey, in 1961, when both are doing research in Antarctica. The name of Don Juan Pond is also given by two researchers of this army, perhaps merging the two names. Temperatures in the pool was like a general in the Antarctic region, is quite low, with lows can reach -30 degrees Celsius. But never until frozen like other places in Antarctica.

4. Rotorua, New Zealand, Rotorua is a city in southern waterfront lake of the same name. Precisely at bay Plenty, North Island of New Zealand. The uniqueness of the region is the number of pools of hot springs, especially Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa, and boiling mud-mud. The area was a unique and exciting, so much visited by tourists.

5. 83-42, Greenland's strange and unique. But 83-42 is believed to be the only area of ​​land in the north. It is only "a piece" about the size of 35 mx 15 m high and 4 m. When viewed from above, like just a speck of land surrounded by shards of ice. Unique! When the north pole is covered by ice, but the ground is not. See the pictures! The uniqueness is once again subvert the previous record which ATOW 1996. The uniqueness of 83-42 was found in 1998.

6. Socotra, Republic of the Yemeni Socotra oddest and most unique in the world. Almost everything in there looks strange, from the shape of the tree and its environment, it's no wonder many who call Socotra in the Yemeni Republic as one of the alien nest in the world. The place is very isolated, other dry climates than others. This anomaly could be the cause of plant life or anything on there grew a strange look. Call it a well-known plants such as Dragon's Blood Tree is strange, very unusual shape, looks like an umbrella. This tree produces a red sap. There also exist animals native animals such as birds, spiders and other native animals. Not to mention the rocks are also coral, whose shape is not common and there is only on the island. With all the strangeness content of the island, do not be surprised if Socotra, an island in the Arabian sea, into the World Heritage Heritage.

7. The Great Dune of Pyla, France All we know that Europe has no desert, sand dunes at best only mediocre. But this assumption is wrong. Europe has a unique dune Pyla ie, the length of 3 km, width 500 m and a height of 100 meters. These dunes are very steep part facing the forest. This place is famous for being the place of paragliding activity. In addition to the uniqueness of the dunes, which is also amazing is the surrounding scenery from the heights where we can see the sea and forest. Because the dunes are much higher than the forest, so that from the dunes we could see everything.