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33 Unbelievable Places To Visit Before You Die. I Can't Believe These Actually Exist On Earth...

33 Unbelievable Places To Visit Before You Die. I Can't Believe These Actually Exist On Earth...
So many other-worldly places exist right on our planet, and we never even knew about it. Here are 33 landmarks that look like paintings and scenes from science fiction movies. earthporm.com During the rainy season, the world’s largest salt flat becomes the world's largest mirror. The Salar was born when several prehistoric lakes joined into one. The salt flat is so reflective, it’s used to calibrate satellites. michaelyamashita.com These unqiuely tall and thin mountains are so alien that they were used in James Cameron’s “Avatar.” niccolobonfadini.comniccolobonfadini.com These sentinels are actually giant trees covered in snow and ice. apod.nasa.gov natureflip.com This 240-meter-long cave system has been one of Guilin, China’s most popular attractions for over 1200 years. amusingplanet.com all-that-is-interesting.com Ice caves are temporary structures that form at the edge of glaciers when flowing water melts a hole into glaciers. amusingplanet.com all-that-is-interesting.com wikipedia.org

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