Nature

Natural phenomena that are hard to believe

Our planet always knows how to surprise its inhabitants: there is a fireworks show, there will spin in the whirlpool of glittering fish, and at other times will adjust such bastions that seems like it was once played by giants.

We collected 23 of the frame, which prove that nature has a very rich fantasy life.

1. A mud storm

Mud thunderstorms occur when lightning appears in the volcanic plume.

2. “Magic circles” in Namibia

Researchers mysterious phenomenon suggest that it is the “handiwork” of sand termites.

3. Giant’s Causeway

The eruption of an ancient volcano in Northern Ireland any area that is covered with 40 thousands of tightly adjacent to each other of basalt columns.

4. Lenticular clouds (© jollysailor1950)

Clouds in the North of Georgia in the United States — a rare natural phenomenon.

5. Lightning Of Catatumbo

Sparkling flashes over water occur within 140-160 nights a year, 10 hours per night and up to 280 times per hour.

6. The red crabs of Christmas island

Every year about 43 million land crabs move EN masse to the ocean to lay eggs. Local authorities in a week block most of the roads of the island, not to interfere with migration.

7. The Great Blue Hole

Giant underwater sinkhole off the coast of Belize has a diameter of over 300 meters and a depth of 124 meters.

8. Clouds asperatus

Undulatus asperatus, or lumpy-bumpy waves. This cloud type, which has a rather mystical way, was introduced in the classification more recently, by the decision of the head of the society of researchers of clouds.

9. Tanzania’s lake Natron

Salt lake, which is fed by hot springs, is home to the only permanent breeding small flamingos.

10. Spotted lake (© Jeremy Hiebert)

Canadian lake Kliluk — the world’s greatest reserve of magnesium sulfate, calcium and sodium.

11. “Gates of hell” in Turkmenistan

Provoked by the embarrassing actions of researchers in 1971 a fire at the gas mine still does not abate.

12. Spherical boulders, New Zealand

Under the influence of erosion from argillite rocks of the shore come out the boulders with the correct rounded shape.

13. Flammable ice bubbles (© Edwin Martinez)

Caught in a trap of ice of lake Abraham in Canada bubbles of methane.

14. Frozen flowers (© Jeffrey Bowman)

On the calm waters of lakes and seas when the surface has only just grasped a light crust of ice, in conditions of sharp cold (about -22 Celsius) cause the formation of crystals of fresh ice and wondrous forms.

15. Black sun

To 50 thousand of starlings gather in the sky in a huge twittering flocks. This phenomenon is also called “murmuring”.

16. Moving rocks of Death Valley (© Trey Ratcliff)

In a deserted American valley see a unique geological phenomenon: the rocks without assistance moves on a smooth ground, leaving a long traces.

17. Underwater circles

Off the coast of Japan through the efforts of a clever males Blowfish create perfect circles with crocheted edges. These works of art are designed to fascinate and to attract females.

18. Migration of the monarch butterfly

Covering thousands of miles, dense flocks of butterflies briskly moved from Canada towards the South of the United States.

19. Blooming desert

In years when rains in Chile are more abundant than usual, the Atacama desert is covered with flowers and herbs.

20. Videobritney clouds

These clouds are rare, mainly in tropical latitudes, and are associated with the formation of tropical cyclones.

21. Bioluminescent waves on the beaches of the Maldives (© Doug Perrine)

Some species of phytoplankton have the ability to luminescence.

22. Rainbow eucalyptus (© jwilsonnorton)

This is because the eucalyptus tree sheds bark pieces. Each piece of the barrel becomes successively blue, purple, orange and then maroon.

23. The sardine run

From may to July the schools out of billions of sardines move North along the East coast of South Africa.

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