As the famous Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson once said – ‘The tenacity of life is truly amazing’. Life wants to live, and it will find a way to do so under any conditions. By examining our own planet, we see that there are many extremely hostile conditions prevalent in nearly every continent. Despite these hostile conditions, life finds a way to survive and sometimes even thrive amidst it. Human beings manage to live in these testing situations as well, and this list features 10 of the most hostile places where people still continue to live.
Dallol contains the lowest land volcano in the world. The temperature in this area is consistently over 40 degree throughout the year and the only way to travel through the land is on the back of camels. It has been a mining town for a very long time and a small population of people still live here.
Norilsk in Russia is doubly dangerous for two reasons. The place is extremely cold all year long, and it has a massive pollution problem due to manufacturing units in the region. If the cold doesn’t get you, the pollution surely will.