Alien Landscapes on Earth that Appear to Be from Different Planets

By | March 2, 2017

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If you love to explore unusual things then you search ends here. Below mentioned places will definitely make you feel that you are on another planet due to their exclusiveness. These below mentioned places might seem completely exotic but they actually exist on Earth. These locations on Earth will make you breathless because of its bizarre landscapes; these landscapes seem so alien that you will feel as if you are in a different world.

Fly Geyser in Nevada

Fly Geyser

Fly geyser also have another name that is Fly Ranch Geyser. It is a man made geothermal geyser which is located in Washoe County in Nevada. This fly geyser is not entirely a result of natural phenomenon it is accidently created by well drilling. This geyser is however made up of series of different minerals but Thermophilic algae is the reason behind its brilliant color.

Pamukkale in Turkey

Pamukkale

This place is located in the southwest of Turkey in Europe and it is known by the name of cotton castle which is very apt for this place. Pamukkale actually sits in the valley of River Menderes and the shifting of a fault is the reason which caused hot springs to rise. Travertine terraces are forming from long back and these terraces are pure white and that’s the reason they almost look like as they are made from snow and ice at a distance. This place is rich in scenic beauty and is visited by many tourists every year.

Emerald of Ice on Lake Baikal in Russia

Ice on Lake Baikal

 

This beautiful and fresh water lake is located in southern Siberia and is reputed as the largest freshwater lake. This lake is also home to approx 2000 variety of flora and fauna. When this lake freezes in winter a unique phenomenon takes place, which gives rise to emerald and transparent ice form on the surface of the lake.

Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu China

Zhangye Danxia Landform

These colorful rock formations take place in Zhangye in Gansu province. This is the most scenic area and is known for its colorful rock formation. It is even reputed as one of the most beautiful landforms in China. The unusual colors in the rock make these rocks special and scenic. Wind, Rain and time are the main reason which contributed in its extraordinary shapes, varying colors, patterns and sizes too.

Grand Prismatic Spring in U.S

Grand Prismatic Spring

It is located in Yellowstone national Park and is reputed as largest hot spring in U.S and third largest in the world. This place gained fame because the colors match the rainbow dispersion when light is passed through an optical prism. One can here observe all the colors like red, orange, yellow, green and blue.

Red Beach in Panjin in China

Red Beach

This Red Beach in located in Dawa County, Panjin in China and is famous for its charismatic landscape which features Suaeda salsa which is a red plant and because of this red plant this is one of the scenic beach and is very popular. Sueda is a form of grass which grows in highly alkaline soil and it is light red in color when it grows in the beginning then it turns deep red on maturing.

Lake Retba in Senegal

Lake Retba

Lake Retba is located in Senegal which is naturally pink and the reason for its pink color is high salt content and that’s why it is create a perfect living condition for dunaliella salina. The presence of this organism gives it pink color and it is one of the most scenic lakes.

Cano Cristales in Columbia

Cano Cristales

This river is located in Serrania de la Macarena province in Meta and also known as “Liquid rainbow” or “River of Five Colors” affectionately. This is reputed as most beautiful river in the world and the water of the river is extremely clean. Tourists visits every year to have a glimpse of this mesmerizing river and popular time to visit is late July to early December.

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