25 Surprising Facts About The Earth: Manhattan Is Not The Most Populated Place In The World

The world we live in hides very strange places that we never even thought they existed.

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From beautiful mountain peaks untouched from the human hands to the most beautiful colored lakes that can amaze your eyes.

This following photos will surely brighten your day.

1. There is a place where you can see the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the same time (Panama Canal).

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2. The most populated island in the world is Santa Cruz del Islote.

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3. The driest place on Earth is also one of the most colorful places (Atacama Desert, Chile).

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4. Mekong River in Cambodia flows in two different directions.

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5. Gangkhar Puensum in Bhutan is the highest peak in the world that has never been climbed by man.

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6. Australia is the home of the most colorful lake in the world, Lake Hillier.

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7. This is the Spanish town – Setenil de las Bodegas whose inhabitants built their homes under a huge rock.

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8. In North Carolina there is still a little land which today belongs to the UK.

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9. It is not yet found any explanation for this huge crater in Canada.

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10. The highest point in the American system of motorways is located underground.

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11. Turkmenistan is the place in which still burns the eternal flame of the Earth because of the excavated mines where methane gas comes out.

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12. Residents of Liechtenstein annually receive an invitation from the Royal Family to come over to visit.

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13. Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia) is the world’s largest salt flat. During the rains the surface turns into a remarkable mirror where heaven and earth merge into one glorious paradise.

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14. City Hyder from Alaska even though belongs to USA, they still celebrate holidays, follow the traditions and even use the currency of Canada.

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15. There is an island in a form of a heart located near Croatia (Galesnjak).

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16. In the United States there is a national monument that marks the point where converge the borders of 4 countries. The irony is that it is set 600 meters west from the actual point of the connection (4 corners monument, Colorado Plateau west of U.S).

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17. Ganvie is a lake village in Benin (West Africa) where all the houses are built on poles.

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18. The island Sark (Guernsey) has no public street lights, by request of the residents.

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19. This steel structure in the North Sea is a state.

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20. A man from Virginia owns a piece of desert in Africa, in order to fulfill the desire for her daughter to become a princess.

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21. World’s steepest street is located in New Zealand (Baldwin Street).

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22. In Norway there is a city whose name is made up of only one letter (Å) , Danish, Norwegian and Swedish for “brook” or “small river”.

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23. This huge lake in Chile disappears overnight several times a year (Lake Cachet).

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24. The once most populated city in Japan today is a ghost town (Hashima Island).

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25. Earth’s most isolated tree is located in the Sahara Desert (Ténéré Tree).

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Aren’t you amazed ?