Top 10 Most Alien Looking Places On Earth

5. Giants Causeway Located in Northern Ireland

Located in Northern Ireland is a rock formation thats unlike anything else you can see in the world the Giants Causeway. Millions of years ago there was intense volcanic activity in the area. Molten basalt intruded trough chalk beds to form an extensive lava plateau. The lava cooled, contraction occured and massive pillar like structures were made.

4. Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal, located in the south of the russian region of Siberia is the deepest lake in the world. In the winter the lake freezes and due to the clear water it looks like emeralds are forming on the surface. The water is in fact so clear that from the surface you can see an astounding 130 feet below you!

3. Pamukkale in Denizli Province, Shouthwestern Turkey

Pamukkale is a spectacular place, located in Denizli Province, in southwestern Turkey. In Turkish it means “cotton castle” the famous terraces are made of travertine: carbonate minerals, that have been left by from the flowing water.  Pamukkale has been used as a natural bathing spot for centuries. The water in these natural pools comes from the hot springs. So water for baths is always warm and filled with minerals. This is one of the most visited places in Turkey.

2. Tianzi Mountains in China

In the northern part of the Hunan Province in China you can see these massive beautiful rock formations Called Tianzi Mountains. From over millions of years of water erosion these mountains of quarts appeared making some incredible landscape that we can enjoy.

1. Dallol Hydrothermal field in Ethiopia

The Dallol Hydrothermal field is the record holder for highest average temperature for an inhabited location. Recorded between 1960 and 1966 the average temperature was or 94 degrees Farenheit. The beautiful colors you see is due to a volcanic reaction benethe salt deposits with strong presence of sulphur, iron oxide, salt and other minerals.
Hopefully you found this post helpfull! If you’ve been on anyone of these locations please tell me how it was in the comment section! Safe Travels

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