20 Tourist Destinations That Look Like They Should Be On Another Planet
Mount Roraima is the highest of not only the Pakaraima Mountains but also the Guyana’s Highland Range, located in Venezuela, South America. The mountain consists on the sides of cliffs that are 1,300ft high, it also serves as a triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana.
Lake Baikal, found in Russia, is the largest, clearest and the oldest freshwater lake in the world, which contains around 20% of the world’s unfrozen surface fresh water. The lake was formed as an ancient rift valley, and is home to more than 1,700 species of plants and animals, some of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
The Namib Desert in South Africa, stretches for more than 2,000 kilometers consisting of sand seas near the coast, and gravel plains and scattered mountain outcrops further inland of the desert. Numerous unusual species of plants and animals have been found in the Namib, one of the plant species can be seen in the image above.
Grand Prismatic Spring
This may look like a lake for Mars creatures to swim in, but it is actually known as the Grand Prismatic Spring is located in Wyoming, USA, and is one of the largest hot springs in the USA, and the third largest in the world. It is approximately 250-300ft in size and 160ft deep.