8 Surreal Landscapes

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8 Surreal Landscapes:

Featured images by Kobaken via Flickr – Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan.

I hand-picked 7 inspiring landscape photographs to show you the unexpected beauty of earth. These surreal places may seem like photoshopped pictures, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself (each location is mentioned below the image).

Fly Geyser:

Fly Geyser via Wikimedia Commons (Nevada, USA)

Fly Geyser is a little-known tourist attraction in North America, which is located on a high desert plateau adjacent to the Black Rock Desert in northwestern part of Nevada in USA. The geyser is surrounded by lakes, its hot water is rich in calcium carbonate. Although it is located in the desert, it has frequent jets. More informations about the Fly Geyser on Wikipedia and Youtube.

Lake Natron:

Lake Natron by NASA via WIkipedia (northern Tanzania)

Lake Natron is a salt lake located in northern Tanzania, close to the Kenyan border.  Its beautiful red color is obtained from the high concentration of salt that turn the normally blue water a deep crimson shade (learn more). The alkaline water in Lake Natron has a pH so high (10.5) that it can fossilize animals into calcified mummies (learn more).

Badabeh Surt:

Badab Soort Natural Spring, Mazandaran, Iran by Ninara via Flickr

Badab-e Surt (also written Badabeh Surt‎) is a natural site in Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. This surreal landscapes is made of stepped travertine terraces that have been created over thousands of years by flowing water.

A Summer Night in the Marsh:

A mysterious marsh by Trey Ratcliff via Flickr

This fantastic shot of a marsh is both mysterious and peaceful. The camera used for the picture is a Nikon D2Xs.

Cave of the crystals:

Gypsum crystals of the Naica cave via Wikimedia by Alexander Van Driessche

Cave of the Crystals (also called Giant Crystal Cave) is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 meters below the surface in Naica, Mexico. The main chamber contains some of the largest selenite crystals ever found.

Swiftcurrent Lake:

A Perfect Morning at Glacier National Park by Trey Ratcliff via Flickr

Swiftcurrent Lake is located in the Many Glacier region of Glacier National Park, in the U. S. state of Montana. The fast disappearing Grinnell Glacier provides the crystal-clear water (down at the bottom, you can even see all the rocks).

The Maldives:

The maldives by Nic Alder via Flickr

The Maldives are the smallest Asian country in both population and land area.  With an average ground level of 1.5 meters above sea level, it is the lowest country on the planet. As you can see on the image above, lands were submerged by the rising waters.

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