It seems like majority of people believe that there is nothing unexplored remaining on planet earth, but the world doesn’t stop to surprise us with its mysteries. But the truth is every square and every inch of planet Earth has already been found and observed, and completely analyzed.
Anyhow, it turned out that our mother nature still withholds hidden secrets, and to this era, only very fewer people have been to those regions.
Let’s be sincere; whether we have been to a many place on Earth or not, we are a little weary of spots that are flooded by tourists. This is why we are continually looking for fascinating, exceptional, and unexplored corners where we can gorge our eyes.
Just wear your bag on your back and head toward the unknown. Here, we have selected for you the most mysterious ones that would indeed lead you into jumping into the next plane because you will have to see them believe them!
Luckily, many places around the world remain largely uncharted and full of mystery. Here are nine of the mysterious lost worlds on earth.
Earth just waiting to be explored.
1. MELVILLE RANGE, AUSTRALIA
Located high on a vast cobblestone in Cape York in the north of Queensland, Melville Range is near and yet so far. In 2013, biologists found a tropic forest that was attainable only by helicopter.
After traveling a few bits of it, they apprehended that it is home to some of the most fascinating and amazing species that can never be found anywhere else in the world, which includes leaf-tailed gecko that truly looks like origins from a different planet or if someone picked it out of a cartoon sequence.
2. SIMA HUMBOLDT, VENEZUELA
Venezuela is the home of many shafts, and the greatest of them is Sima Humboldt, which was found in 1961, which is not long ago!
A 3500-meter mountain that is low and punctured by two sinkholes and one of them is Sima Humboldt. The recent is extremely large to the point it started having its ecosystem at the base of it, which gave birth to new plants that scientists have never seen in the world earlier.
To this day, the sinkhole is still counted as an evil spot by the locals and an exciting mystical to the rest of the globe!
3. EAST SCOTIA RIDGE, SOUTHERN OCEAN
Amidst Antarctica and the tip of South America, deep below the Southern Ocean’s covering, there is an aquatic biotope that wasn’t found until 2010 by a robot.
This deep and dark habitat is 2400m down, and it is incredibly hot because the temperature can reach 382°C.
The creatures living in there are bizarre and colorless, and these sea animals would thrive only in dark and warm environments, due to the inexistence of sunlight, like the seven-pronged starfish albino octopus and yeti lobster with hair on its claws. Isn’t it incredible?
4. PALAWAN HIGHLANDS, PHILIPPINES
In 2007, there was a team on the isolated territory of the island of Palawan by a group of botanists, and that’s when they found some of the world’s most striking plant life at the very peak of the mountains.
Experts started probing the exotic plants and species that really were mind-blowing, like the mysterious blue mushrooms and the big carnivorous plant that feeds on rodents and small monkeys.
5. BOSAVI CRATER, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Two hundred thousand years before, a colossal volcano dropped and formed a one KM deep crater, and not until 2009 when scientists chose to film a BBC documentary about it, and they defined it Lost Land of The Volcano.
We can hardly handle the rat’s species that we deal with at present so what about noticing a rat that is as huge as a cat? The scientists discovered that it withheld its ecosystem and became home for over 40 different species, including rats that are 82 cm long.
6. MOVILE CAVE, ROMANIA
In 1986, a worker drilled down to 30m when he was building a geothermal power station near Mangala, he and that’s where he found a mysterious cave. Even without any link to the surface of the Earth, many insects have found living in that region. They are all oriented to smell, touch, and are blind and can barely catch the pettiest vibrations of stone air or water.
It was closed off for over 5.5 million years, but despite the non-existence of light and oxygen, the cave created its ecosystem, and it adapted itself to the new conditions.
7. MOUNT RORAIMA, SOUTH AMERICA
Mount Roraima is the root of inspiration of the novel The Lost World, by Arthur Conan-Doyle.
It is an unearthly spot that has the strangest beasts that are 15 mts with humps on its back and a head of a horse and are known as Cabrera Soros.
They also discovered ants that are longer than 5 centimeters, and the remains of ancient animals that have perished only recently in mysterious ways.
8. CHALLENGER DEEP, WESTERN PACIFIC
This is the steepest location ever known to humankind, and it has one of the most unbelievable ecosystems on the earth. It is 10,971 meters steep in comparison with Mount Everest, which is the highest point on earth.
Experts discovered a giant 10-centimeter amoeba that’s not the equivalent length as a normal amoeba due to the absence of sunlight.
There is a hydrothermal spring that heats the water to 450°C, but surprisingly, they don’t boil because of the unbelievable force that is 155 times greater than the surface.
9. LAKE VOSTOK, ANTARCTICA
Lake Vostok is one of the longest caves on planet earth, but it has isolated from the entire world by an iceberg of 4 kilometers.
Underneath that layer of ice is a material that is invaluable to science. According to samples taken from the surface, there are hundreds of breathing animals with DNA that don’t belong to any recognized species, enthralling!
As we sit at our homes, thinking that there is no spot-on land that we haven’t traveled yet, you must know that this planet will never disappoint to astonish us and blow our minds.
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