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7 Amazing Places That Don't Seem To Belong To Earth

We searched the globe to find the natural wonders that could have come from another planet.

Maybe you can start planning your adventure today!

White Sands National Park, New Mexico, USA

White Sands National Park is taking over the majestic pocket of Southern New Mexico, with its rippling powder peaks forming the world's largest dune field of gypsum.

It is open daily from 7 a.m to 6 p.m year-round except for December 25, Christmas Day but do plan your way because the park may unexpectedly close due to unsafe road or extreme weather conditions or missile testing on the White Sands Missile Range.

Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada

It might look like it's in the Movie, but this wonderful terrain is very much on planet Earth.

The Dinosaur Provincial Park which (as its name suggests) is rich in fossils from numerous dinosaur species!

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills in Bohol is a major tourist attraction in the Philippines that continues to draw attention to its distinctive and majestic features.

In the rainy season, the grass covering the hills gives them a soft and lush looks. During the summer, the greenery dies and turns to a chocolate brown hue, giving them their name.

Fly Geyser, Gerlach, Nevada, USA

This rainbow-colored geological wonder was actually caused by a human error and natural geothermal pressure.

The geyser can be seen from State Route 34 north of the town Gerlach.

Drop-in visits are not permitted, but Friends of Black Rock-High Rock hosts weekly nature walks on the property from April to October.

These nature walks are device-free, and visitors are not permitted to take photos during the walk. At the end of the walk, you will have time to get your camera and snap some photos.

Avenue of Baobabs, Madagascar

Separated from continental Africa by 250 miles of water, Madagascar is the greatest adventure you haven't had yet. The island nation's secrets include giant moths, bug-eyed lemurs, and places like the surreal Avenue of the Baobabs, where the centuries-old trees reach heights of nearly 100 feet.

With their fat, smooth trunks and striking splay of branches, baobab trees look like they belong somewhere in outer space.

Deadvlei, Namib Desert, Namibia

Deadvlei is a clay pan characterized by dark, dead camel thorn trees contrasted against the white pan floor. The pan was formed when the Tsauchab River flooded and the abundance of water allowed camel thorn trees to grow.

Photo Credit : National Geography

However, the climate changed and the sand dunes encroached on the pan, blocking the river from reaching the area. The trees are estimated to be approximately 900 years old, however they have not decomposed due to the dry climate.

Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland

This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century.

It was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to their Georgian mansion, Gracehill House. Two centuries later, the trees remain a magnificent sight and have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland.

In fact, the iconic trees have been used as a filming location in HBO's epic series Game of Thrones, representing the Kingsroad.


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