Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Mysterious Places in The World 2017. The earth is one place that cannot be explained fully. This is one place that some of its features are beautiful, some are repulsing while others are outright weird or mysterious. There are very many features around the world whether man-made or natural that have been found to be some of the most mysterious places around. These places have something very unique that cannot be fully explained by science and in most cases nobody knows what forces are behind its formation. However, for the man-made, these are features that were created by for a certain reason and have become a land mark for that place making it mysterious. Here is a list of some of these places.
List of Top 10 Most Mysterious Places in The World 2017
10. Cano Cristales, Colombia
This river is just like any other river for the most parts of the year. But for a short period of time between September and November its bed is covered by some very beautiful different colors. For this reason, this river has also been called ‘the most beautiful river in the world’. These colors are different flora growing. These colors change from time to time. They can be from red, to green, to yellow, to blue among other colors. For that period of transition between the wet and dry season, this is one of the most beautiful places.
9. Blood Falls, Antarctica
Well considering this is one of the coldest places in the world, this feature has not been seen by many people. However, even in photographs, this place is seen to have a red waterfall staining the very pure white background of snow. Scientists have been trying to figure out what causes this to occur. This includes microbiologists who have tried figuring out what organism may be causing this. It has been found the reason is iron which gives the water that color.
8. Hashima Island, Japan
This island has earned itself various names including ghost town and battle ship. This is because of its shape. In 1800s to late 1900s this town was a very popular place because of coal mines that are under sea. This island offered quick access to the mines. As Japan switched from coal to petroleum, the mines were abandoned and the town as well. This town has there for remained standing as a ghost island with some of the ghostly concrete look of a battleship
7. Fly Geysers
This is located in Nevada Desert. This place has not been seen by many people as it is found on private property. It is a collection of 3 mounds that shoot 5 feet into the air. These were created in 1930 during a well drilling process and worked well till 1960 when everything went wrong. Hot geothermal water started shooting out and residual minerals from this formed the 3 mounds.
6. Travertine Pools of Pamukkale, Turkey
This is a major tourist attraction in Turkey. It is a place that looks like its snow covered but also has this light green background on it. These pools are a result of calcium, carbonate collecting in this place. It is a byproduct of 17 natural hot springs and this place’s temperatures are not cold buts can also go as high as 100 Fahrenheit. This is one of the Top 10 Most Mysterious Places in The World 2017.
5. Bermuda Triangle
This place has received very many different stories about its existence and why it is the way it is. It is a place in the Atlantic Ocean that is believed to pull in just about anything that comes close by or passes over it including planes and ships. No one can really explain what happens here but there are stories from alien invasions, to monsters to simple climatic conditions.
4. Richat Structure, Mauritania
A very large area in the middle of the Saharan Desert. This feature cannot be seen while on the ground. You might even not notice when you are on it. However from an aerial view, it is a breath taking feature. It has been called the eye of the Sahara. There are many theories for its formation including an asteroid, volcanic eruption and the wearing out a rock.
3. McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
This is place whose existence cannot be easily explained. It is one place that unlike all the other parts of the Antarctica, does not get snow and about 4 inches of precipitation throughout the year. This place is a very bear place that is not covered by any form of flora or known life as of now.
2. Longyearbyen, Norway
Have you ever wanted to have the sun for 24 hours a day and not see the night? Well now that is possible. With this place there is no night. The sun does not set between April 20th and August 23. This phenomenon has very many consequences on the body clock of everybody living out there
1. Mount Roraima, Brazil
This mountain does not have the normal peak like other mountains. Instead its peak is a plateau whose existence has been theorized to be from winds and rains. It is one of the world’s oldest geological features. The plateau is cloaked by clouds near the top of the mountain. It also has a very large number of endemic fauna and flora not found anywhere else in the world
These are the Top 10 Most Mysterious Places in The World 2017. There are very many mysterious places around the world. They are all form different sources or actions of nature and their existence brings tourists to those places. They are very interesting to see too.