The world is an enormous place, where the diversity is unthinkable. We, people have explored it and accepted it as it is or we try to change it to fit our needs. In the world there are many undiscovered places but there are also those kind that are not so known places. Many of those places are astonishing with their beauty and uniqueness. For that we present you a list of not so known places from our planet, because we know that these are just perfect for the eyes.
Ice Towers & Caves of Mount Erebus, Antarctica
Mount Erebus is a second largest and constantly active volcano from 1972. At the top of the mountain there are formations because of the steam that looks like ice towers. There are also many ice caves which are so interesting for exploration. The blue glows of those ice caves is making them unique. We think that this is not so known place and it deserves to be in this list.
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, New Mexico
Nasha-Katuwe tent rocks are a rock formation that happened over 7 million years ago. The rocks were formed as a result of ash deposited by pyroclastic flow from volcanic eruptions.
Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico
Lechuguilla cave is one of the most known from those not so known places in the world. This cave is unique by its crystal formations of gypsum and aragonite located within.
Krubera Cave, Abkhazia, Georgia
Krubera cave is located in Abkhazia, Georgia (the country in Asia, not the state in America). It is the deepest cave in the world, dropping a startling 2,191 meters from its entrance. The cave is also known as Vorony Cave meaning crow cave, because it was full of nesting crows when it was first discovered.
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Valley of Flowers, Himalayas, India
Valley of Flowers is a National Park in India and it is one of the most beautiful places. This is not so known place but for those that knows it, it is their favorite place. It is a home for a great and unique flora, so diverse that it deserves its name. It is also a home for many animals like Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep.
Glen Coe, Scotland
It is settled in the northern part of Scotland. Considered as one of the most spectacular paces in this country. Glen Coe is a favorite place for photographers because of the great scenery it offers.
Wulingyuan (Zhangjiajie), China
This is a place that is home of a three-thousand enormous sandstone pillars. This place is renamed and often called “Avatar Hallelujah Mountains”. It is a dedicated UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992 but it still remains not so known place to the world’s population.
Ki Monastery, Spiti Valley, India
Ki Monastery or often called Key Gompa, is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery which stands spectacularly on a hill overlooking the small Indian village of Kibar. It is founded in the 11th century, and it has not had a peaceful history. It has been attacked many times over the long time of its existence. It was ravaged many times by Mongol armies and suffered by fires and earthquakes.