10 Stunning Things in Nature That Will Shock You

Mother Nature is exceptionally beautiful and amazing as there are lots of exciting stuffs in the world that you won’t believe in their existence. All of such places are in reality and it is literally difficult to believe but it is true.

Nature has created a lot of wonderful things. In our routine life, we are likely to experience some of the amazing stuffs that make us believe. It’s hard to believe that these things exist in the world.

10. The Yucatan Peninsula – Secretive Natural Springs in Mexico

Secretive Natural Springs in Mexico

The Yucatan Peninsula is quite distinctive and rare in its construction, when its porous limestone shelving creates large sinkholes and tunnels in the depths of the earth. These underground tunnels are known as Cenotes and there are two thousand of them connected with underground rivers. These cenotes was the major source of water in ancient times. They are spotted as the passageway to the underworld.

9. Bolivia’s Reflective Salt Flats – World’s Largest Natural Mirror

Bolivia Reflective Salt Flats – World’s Largest Natural Mirror

These are the dreamy landscapes where sky and ground meet. Salar de Uyuni is spread at around 10,582 sq. km, making the largest salt flat in the world. The ground is fully covered by reflective salt crust, not water, which completely mirrors the sky. It was formed due to transformations between various ancient lakes. It is covered by salt crust which is very flat.

8. Iceland’s Volcanic Lightning – The Dirty Thunderstorm

The Dirty Thunderstorm in Iceland’s Volcanic Lightning

Also known as Volcanic Lightning, the Dirty Thunderstorm or Icelandic volcano is actually a weather phenomenon which erupts and spews up volcanic ash, producing lightning in volcanic plume. It feels like it erupts and ends both in Volcanic Ash. According to a study, it generates electric charge when ash, rock fragments and ice particles collide in a volcanic plume and produce static charges. Volcanic eruptions release large amounts of water that can help fuel these storms.

7. Stunning Sandstone Formations – The Wave Arizona

The Wave Arizona in Stunning Sandstone Formations

The Wave – Coyote Buttes is located in the Northern region of the Arizona Strip. The Wave and the Second Wave are the two amazing photographic locations and several smaller ones are the Melody Arch, Top Rock Arch and the Hooters, the Grotto, the Sand Cove, the Alcove and Fatali’s Boneyard. The Wave is known to be the best snapped midday to reduce the extensive shadows and the other landscapes are listed among the best photographed locations. The South Buttes has a lot of amazing features that is worth visiting, as the Edmaier’s Secret and the White Pocket. Getting a permit to explore the wave is very difficult. Only 150 people can apply for 10 day permits during April, May, September and October, which are the ideal months. In other months, you just have 50% chance to get a permit at daily lottery.  If you are going in December to February or alone, the chances are better.

Located in the northern part of Arizona, the sandstone formation of The Wave is positioned in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion cliffs on the Coyote Buttes. This stunning sandstone is well known among nature photographers and hikers for its undulating, colorful forms.

6. The Ghost Trees of Pakistan

The Ghost Trees of Pakistan

The unforeseen after effect of floods in some parts of Pakistan has become an eye-catching phenomenon of today. To avoid the rising flood waters, millions of spiders climbed up on the trees and covered themselves with silky webs. The water took a very long time to recede. Along with it, the scale of flooding cocooned several trees into the ghostly spider webs.

5. Light Pillars in Moscow

Light Pillars in Moscow

When temperature reduces in winter months and air is filled by the ideal type of ice crystals, the light is reflected and the visual phenomenon of light pillars is created around the horizontal parallel planner surface. The light is likely to come from the Moon, the Sun or from terrestrial streetlights. The amazing optical effect occurs when even ice crystals float near the ground and light bounce in vertical columns. Unlike spotting the night sky phenomena, it can surely improve the appearance. When you get closer to the city, the airborne ice keeps glowing and bends streetlights towards the sky. It creates vivid, glowing stripes.

4. Giant Clouds in the Skies of Beijing

Giant Clouds in the Skies of Beijing

On the skies of Beijing, a mushroom-like cloud closely resembles the explosion of atomic bomb. Recently, the huge cloud engulfed the Beijing’s skyline, according to Daily Mail. The footage of this cloud was shared on YouTube which was taken from a high-rise complex in the city. It was a cumulonimbus storm cloud which created the mushroom-like formation, according to Wired.

For an untrained eye, it could be the first sign to the doomsday when nuclear war started. Instead of having anything scary, the huge mushroom like cloud seen in the skyline of Chinese capital was just a panoramic sight of the wonders of nature. Gradually, the huge cloud took the shape of atomic bomb explosion. Actually the phenomenon was totally harmless instead of being the sign of danger to the residents about upcoming Armageddon.

3. Thor’s Well – Oregon

Thor’s Well – Oregon

Located off the coast of central Oregon, there is a natural saltwater fountain, Thor’s Well is the part of a typical headland in Pacific Northwest, Cape Perpetua, a forested land covered by water on three sides. It is also known as the Spouting Horn. Basically, it is a giant saltwater fountain formed by the power of Pacific Ocean. It becomes the world’s most dangerous natural spectacle during winter storms or at high tide.

One can access the Thor’s well from the north of Cook’s Chasm. It has sharp rocks everywhere and there is always a risk of strong tide that can sweep even the brave visitors from the high. The area becomes delightful for photographers at the sunset. There are many who know about the place very well and dare to stay long to set their tripod. There are a few photographers who dared and came out with great results.

2. Eucalyptus Deglupta –The Rainbow Eucaly ptus in Kailua, Hawaii

The Rainbow Eucalyptus in Kailua, Hawaii in Eucalyptus Deglupta

It is a tall eucalyptus tree which is also known as Rainbow Eucalyptus. This eucalyptus species is one of its kinds found in New Guinea, New Britain, Sulawesi, Ceram and Mindanao. It is a multicolored, unique bark which is known for its most unique feature. In this outer bark, the patches are shed at different times every year, and it shows bright green bark. Then, it matures and darkens to give purple, blue, orange and maroon tones.

1. The Blood Falls in Antarctica

The Blood Falls in Antarctica

It is basically an outflow of iron oxide saltwater plume, which flows from the Taylor Glacier over the ice-capped West Lake Bonney. It is flowing in the Taylor Valley of Mc Murdo Dry Valleys in East Antarctica, Victoria Land.