The most extreme places on the planet (25 photos)

Interesting information about severe places on Earth.
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The hottest inhabited places - Dallol, Ethiopia
The average daily temperature in the Dallol 34 + 4 ° C. No wonder that today it is more like a ghost town.

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The deepest cave - Krubera Raven, Abkhazia

It is the only cave in the world deeper than 2000 meters.

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The highest point - Mount Everest

Since the 1950s the top of Everest was subjected to approximately 3000 climbers. It is located at an altitude of 8848 meters above sea level.

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The most distant point from the center of the Earth - Chimborazo, Ecuador

Although the peak of Mount Everest - the highest point relative to sea level, but due to the fact that our planet is flattened at the poles, the most remote from the center of the earth was another peak - extinct volcano Chimborazo.

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The most remote island - Bouvet

This small uninhabited Norwegian island located in the Atlantic Ocean at a distance of about 1, 5 thousand kilometers from Antarctica and 2, 5 kilometers from South Africa.

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The most distant point on the continent - Pole of Inaccessibility (Antarctic station)

Pole of Inaccessibility - the point on the continent, which is located at a great distance from the ocean. There really is a bust of Lenin.

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Most flat place - Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

The dried salt lake and the largest salt marsh in the world. Its area - 10 582 square kilometers.

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The highest navigable lake - Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is located at an altitude of 3812 meters above sea level on the border of Peru and Bolivia.

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The lowest point on dry land - the shore of the Dead Sea

The surface of the Dead Sea is 417 meters below sea level, and the basin of the Dead Sea is located between Jordan and Israel.

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The longest mountain range - the Andes, South America

Andes stretching 9000 kilometers through seven countries in South America.

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The deepest hole - the Kola ultradeep well

The depth of the Kola super-deep well is 12 262 meters.

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The most rainy place - Choco, Colombia

The Department of Colombia called Choco falls each year an average of 11 770 centimeters of rain water.

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The driest place - the Atacama Desert, Chile

The Atacama Desert is so dry that from October 2003 to January 1918, it is not a drop of rain fell.

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The most populous country is landlocked - Ethiopia

Ethiopia is not only the hottest populated areas in the world - and it is still inhabited by compact all - is home to more than 70 million people.

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The steepest peak - Mount Thor, Canada

Mount Thor rises to a height of 1250 meters at an angle of 15 degrees on average, which makes it extremely attractive for climbers.

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Coolest populated areas - Oymyakon, Yakutia

The seven months of the year the temperature in the Yakut village of Oymyakon, where he lives about 400 people, is below zero. The average monthly temperature in January is here -54 ° C.

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Windiest place - Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica

The wind speed is regularly exceeds 240 km / h. Average wind speed - 80 km / h.

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The highest waterfall - Angel Venesuella

The total height of the waterfall - 979 meters. It is so high that the water has time to evaporate before reaches the ground.

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The highest mountain pass - Marsimik La India

Highest road in the world runs at an altitude of 5582 meters.

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The largest freshwater lake - Top, North America

Lake Superior is located between the United States and Canada, and covers an area of ​​82, 7 thousand sq. Km.

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The longest coastline country - Canada

The length of the coastline of Canada is 202,080 km.

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The biggest canyon - Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

The width of this most impressive precipice - about 16 km, depth - 1, 6 km. She cut through the turbulent flow of the Colorado River.

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The largest glacier - Lambert Glacier (Antarctica)

The length of the glacier is about 470 km, width - from 30 to 120 km. On the part of the Prince Charles Mountains it flows into the biggest tributary - Glacier Fisher.

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The shortest river - Roy River, Montana, United States

River River Roy is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the shortest. Its length is only about 60 meters.

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The lowest point - the Mariana Trench

Located about 500 km. to the southwest of the island of Guam. Her depth of 10,911 meters below sea level. Only three people managed to get to the bottom of it.

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Source: list25.com

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