It is the fact that planet Earth is one of most beautiful planet in universe with large diversity of Nature. There are thousands of place on earth where we can see nature on its full extent. Beautiful green and snowy mountains, deserts, blue oceans different type of animals, birds, beautiful plants and so many species. No one can hold his tongue from appreciating the beauty and wonders of Nature. Though about Nature so much can be written but here below are the fascinating extremes of Earth, which makes mind hypnotized.
The World’s Largest Rock Formation
Ayers Rock is the world’s largest rock formation it’s also known as Uluru. That sandstone massive pillar is located in Australia with height of 1,142 ft. and almost 9.4km in basal circumference. The beauty of Ayers Rock is that it changes its colors from morning till sun set. Changing of its colors is because of the sunlight that strikes it at different hours of the day.
The World’s Most Active Volcano
The World’s current most active volcano is Kilauea that is 90% made of lava. This volcano is located in Hawaii.
The World’s Lowest Lake
The Dead Sea is the world’s lowest lake. It’s located between Israel and Jordan. Its density of water is high than all oceans in world contain highest level of salts in it. The amazing thing about Dead Sea is that if you swim in that you wont drown. That’s because of the high water density. There is no fish or any other sea species in it, that’s why its called Dead Sea because no life exists in it. Its 1,240 ft deep, 1,385 feet below sea level, 67 kilometers long and 18 kilometers wide in the Jordan Rift Valley. It is considered as world’s saltiest bodies of water.
The World’s Largest Coral Reef
The world’s largest coral reef system is the Great Barrier Reef that is composed of more than 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands. That coral reef is stretched almost 26,00 square kilometers over an area about 344,400 square kilometers in the Coral Sea, Australia. The reef is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1981.
The World’s Largest Cave Passage
Deer Cave is largest cave passage in world, located in Borneo. Several caves that are found in Mulu National Park includes this also. It’s almost 90 kilometers long and over 90 meters high and wide.
The World’s Longest River
The world’s longest river is Nile River, having history of thousands of years it flows through nine countries. The White Nile starts from Lake Victoria, Uganda and flowing journey through Sudan and Egypt. The Blue Nile starts from Lake Tana, Ethiopia and flows through Zaire, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi. The Nile river flowing distance in east Africa is 5,584 km and it discharges an average of 65 million liters water in a second.
The World’s Highest Peak
The world’s highest peak is Mount Everest it’s called Everest in honor of Sir George Everest, its also called Sagamatha. Its height is 29,035 ft (8,850 m) above sea level; some people believe that it rises 4mm every year. Mount Everest is situated on the border between Sagamatha Zone, Nepal, Tibet and China.
The World’s Highest Water Falls
Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest waterfall at 3,212 ft (879 m), with a clear drop of 2,647 ft (807 m). Water falling from such height gives a wonderful cloudy sight.
The World’s Hottest Place
The world’s largest desert is Sahara desert scattered on 9 million square kilometers covers most of North Africa. Sahara desert is the Earth’s hottest place where temperature frequently reaches 55-degree centigrade. The highest temperature ever recorded on Earth was 57.8 degree centigrade and that was recorded at Sahara desert in 1922.
The World’s Coldest Place
The world’s fifth largest continent area wise is Antarctica and on average of sea level height it’s the highest of all continents. Its area is almost 14.0 million square meters, 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice. It is driest, windiest and coldest continent its almost impossible for human to live there. The coldest temperature on Earth was minus 89.2 degree centigrade recorded at Antarctica continent.