Home > Nature > 10 Most Extreme Places on Earth

10 Most Extreme Places on Earth

This is one extreme list. It has it all Hottest coldest even wettest. Imagine living in a place so remote the mail only comes once a year. Or reaching the summit of the highest place on earth…which isn’t Mt.Everest….. Surprised. Go Read on to learn about some of the most extreme places on the planet.

 

Here I have compiled some of the most extreme places on earth. I hope you will like it.

Lut Desert, Iran


A NASA satellite recorded surface temperatures as high as 71 °C in the Lut desert of Iran, supposedly the hottest temperature ever recorded on the surface of Earth. This region is called Gandom Beriyan (the toasted wheat).
Mt. Chimborazo, Ecuador


Mt Chimborazo in Ecuador with an altitude of 6,310 meters which is less than Mount Everest however has the distinction of being the highest mountain above Earth’s center. This is because Earth is not a sphere.

Tristan de Cunha, UK

The most remote inhabited island group in the world, Tristan de Cunha in the southern Atlantic Ocean, is so tiny its main island has no airstrip. It has a population of 272 people.

Angels Falls, Venezuela

Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world. The falls are 3230 feet in height with an uninterrupted drop of 2647 feet.

Oymyakon, Russia

Oymyakon is a village in, Russia. The population is 800 people. On January 26, 1926, a temperature of −71.2 °C was recorded there. This is the lowest recorded temperature for any permanently inhabited location on Earth.

The Dry Valleys, Antarctica

One interior region of the Antarctic is known as The Dry Valleys. These valleys have not seen rainfall in over two million years. With the exception of one valley, whose lakes are briefly filled with water by inland flowing rivers during the summer, the Dry Valleys contain no moisture.

Marianas Trench

Mariana Trench is the deepest point in Earth’s oceans. The bottom there is 10,924 meters below sea level. If Mount Everest, the highest mountain on Earth, were placed at this location it would be covered by over one mile of water.

Cherrapunji, India

Cherrapunji, North-Eastern India, gets an average of 10,820mm rain a year. The people who live there make money by cutting down the trees in the nearby forest where you can count on its raining every day.

Mount Thor, Canada

Mount Thor, Canada, presents a 4,100 foot pure vertical drop. Mt. Thor is Canada’s most famous peak, and it’s made of pure granite. It’s a favorite of thrill seekers and climbers.

Dead Sea, Jordan

The Dead Sea is the lowest elevation on Earth’s surface on dry land, its surface and shores are 422 meters below sea level. On the border of Jordan and Israel, the Dead Sea is said to be home of the first health retreat.

Advertisements
Categories: Nature
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: