Least explored places on Earth

Access to any of the places on this list will be extremely difficult, even with modern technology development have to do quite a difficult path. We present you a selection of 10 of the least studied places on earth where nature is preserved in a primitive form, and all processes take their course, without human intervention.


Greenland Ice Sheet


First discovered by Eric the Red, the ground is covered with 80% ice. It is believed that the ice sheet area of ​​1, 71 million square kilometers melted in about 2000 years at current rates, so you still have a few thousand years, to visit him.

The northern mountains of Colombia


The northern mountains of Colombia were mostly studied only guerrilla fighters and criminals. Because of this, it is difficult to say exactly how many of the mountains was really discovered and studied. Most of the local indigenous tribes are peaceful, but scientists are discovering new species of flora and fauna with each new expedition.

The Amazon rainforest


While the Amazon rainforest is cut down and is actively being developed by man, the place still has a place and the people, untouched by modern civilization. Bulldozers and industrial equipment not yet reached the most remote corners, especially to those full of dangerous venomous animals and lush thickets. Unfortunately forests that existed millions of years, are destroyed at an alarming rate.

Papua New Guinea


Papua New Guinea - not only the least researched area, but also the birthplace of the rare fauna and flora, and indigenous peoples, which are the subject of curiosity of researchers and scientists. Here are regularly discovered new species and culture, and many more remain undiscovered and unrecognized.



With 2.1 million people living in the territory of more than 300,000 square miles, Namibia - the least populated country in Africa. For animals such as cheetah and rhino, Namibia - the perfect refuge from poachers. This is due to the program of environmental protection in the Constitution of Namibia. This is the only country in the world that did so.

Tristan da Cunha


Located not far from the mainland of South Africa, Tristan da Cunha - one of the most isolated islands in the world, measuring only 7 miles. This island temperate climate, which makes it perfect to be a haven of giant elephant seals, shore birds and waterfowl. Tristan hotspot - a region with volcanic activity that forms the islands of the archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean.

The north-eastern Siberia (and the Kamchatka Peninsula)


Siberia - one of the biggest parts of Russia, which covers about 70% of the country. Nevertheless, there is a population of just 30% of its population. In fact, the majority of the population in Siberia is somehow connected with oil.

Gankar Punsum


Mountains Gankar Punsum located at the top of the list of the highest mountains in the world. On the borders of Tibet, China and Bhutan, these high altitudes understudied both because of the removal, and because of the political, social and spiritual problems between the three countries.



Antarctica is often noted as the world's largest array of ice, inaccessible to scholars. In recent years, research in Antarctica became more intense, as global warming have the opportunity to be here for longer periods.

Mariana Trench


This region is the unknown in the world. Deep sea basin, the Mariana Trench is located near Guam and the Mariana Islands. Only in 2011 the US Navy mapped terrain of the Mariana Trench with hydrographic ship using multibeam sonar.

Source: reporter.by


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