JOURNEY THROUGH EARTHs DANGER ZONES

Sakshi Nagar 06-02-2024 06:00 PM Adventure

While Earth offers awe-inspiring landscapes and diverse ecosystems, it also encompasses regions where danger lurks in various forms. These places, shaped by geological forces, human activities, or a combination of both, remind us of the delicate balance between exploration and caution. Whether it's the raw power of nature or the consequences of human actions, these dangerous places underscore the need for understanding, resilience, and respect for the forces that shape our planet. The world is full of wonders, miracles, tourist places, mountains, natural beauty, and beaches. But you will be surprised to know that along with attractive tourist places on our earth, there are also some places where tourists hesitate to visit. Visiting these places is equivalent to going into danger, where you must face danger at every step. So, from this, you can imagine how terrible these places can be. Check out the list of the most dangerous places in the world and see when you can plan your next trip to one of these places to have the most incredible experience.

1. OYMYAKON, SIBERIA

Oymyakon is a village in Siberia which is the coldest village on earth. Now this is one of the most exciting places to be, for the place is so cold that even your eyelashes and saliva freeze because the temperature can drop as low as -62, freezing your brains out. Somehow, even in such harsh winters, 500 people in this village survive the harsh winters every year and have come up with exciting tricks to make their lives as easy as possible. The village has only one shop and one school, closing as soon as the temperature drops. It may not be the most dangerous, but it is one of the most dangerous places in the world for those who are not immune to such harsh conditions. Visitors need a lot of courage and excellent endurance to visit the place.

2. DANAKIL DESERT, ETHIOPIA

If you visit the Danakil Desert, you may get a feeling that you are in some fictional movie, for it is the most alien land in the world, also known as the “Gateway to Hell”. This desert is the hottest, lowest, and driest place in the world, with multiple volcanoes oozing out lava, and you can also see the various hues of hydrothermal fields that will leave you in awe. To reach this place, one has to take a dusty and bumpy ride and, along the way, witness several volcanoes spewing toxic gases. This desert, located at the northern end of the Great Rift Valley, is covered in approximately 10 lakh tonnes of salt and has been a major draw for scientists trying to study the land. Despite being a foul-smelling, punitive place, people worldwide come here to see it.

3. SKELETON COAST, NAMIBIA

Like its name, the skeleton coast is covered with skeletons and is literally located where the earth ends. Now a question might arise: whose skeleton is found on the skeleton coast? Well, the coast is covered with several skeletons of the whales who lost their lives on the coast. These bones were used by people settling in the northeastern part of Namibia to make their huts. Not only that, but several ships have been stranded over time due to thick fog and unpredicted ocean currents, and the sailors who could make it to the coast died of thirst, making it one of the most dangerous places in the world. Although the place is very hostile, still several animals can be found here, such as hyenas, jackals, rhinos, elephants, and so on.

4. GREAT SAHARA DESERT, AFRICA

The Sahara Desert, also known as the Great Sahara Desert, is the largest and hottest desert in the world located on the African continent. The length of the Sahara Desert is 4800 kilometers while the width is 1800 kilometers. The Sahara includes large parts of Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Western Sahara, Sudan, and Tunisia. The Sahara Desert is so hot that there is little rainfall here and the rain water turns into vapor as soon as it falls on the ground. The most special thing about the Sahara Desert is that despite being so hot, trees, plants and 4 million people are still alive here. In 2006, meteorites were discovered in the Sahara Desert. Despite the scorching heat of the Sahara Desert, tourists still come here to visit. Even though the Sahara Desert appears desolate and uninhabited today, it used to be lush green about 6000 years ago. The Sahara Desert is believed to have become green again after about 15,000 years.

5. GATES OF HELL, TURKMENISTAN

Did you know there is a hell on Earth? Yes, known as the Gates of Hell in Turkmenistan, it is a man-made hell. It is a 230 ft wide hole that has been burning for 50 years now and no solution has been found to put out the fire. It started as an accident when a drilling rig hit a natural gas cavern, eventually leading to ground collapse, causing a big hole and the hole started giving out toxic gases. To avoid a natural catastrophe, the hole was set on fire, thinking it would die out in a day or two, but they could not have been more wrong about it. It went on and has been going on for the last 50 years. The village near this crater has become a popular camping site for visitors. Despite being called the gates of hell, people from all over the world come here to witness hell itself in all its blazing glory. This Fire is also one of the reasons for global warming and something should be done to put the fire out, for we need to protect the environment so that the world doesn’t end and we don’t see the actual gates of hell, where the devil would be waiting for us.

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