9 Least Explored Places on Earth ...

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9 Least Explored Places on Earth ...
9 Least Explored Places on Earth ...

Even though today we have advanced satellites and fast vehicles that can travel large distances by air, sea and land, much of the Earth still remains largely unexplored. Some places, however, remain real enigmas to our civilization and will probably continue to be counted among the least explored places on the planet for a long time to come.

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Namibia

Namibia Namibia is probably the most mysterious place in Africa, most of the country’s surface being covered by the famed and unforgiving Kalahari Desert. Much of Namibia, and most especially the Kalahari remains completely unexplored. The region is home to some fascinating wildlife species, including lions, ostriches, wildebeests and cheetahs.

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The vast expanses also harbor the mystical Sossusvlei dunes, part of the Namib Desert, which is considered the oldest in the world. Amidst these towering red sands, one can find the surreal Deadvlei, a white clay pan dotted with the skeletal remains of ancient camelthorn trees. These petrified relics, set against a backdrop of brilliant blue skies, create a photographer's paradise. Not to be missed is the Fish River Canyon, second in grandeur only to the Grand Canyon, offering hiking experiences that feel like a journey through time.

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Greenland’s Icy Landscapes

Greenland’s Icy Landscapes Considered the largest island in the world, Greenland is known to be 80% covered in ice, forming one of the largest unexplored places on the globe. Ever since it got its name from Erik the Red, very few people have felt any need to explore Greenland’s vast, inhospitable icy regions.

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea One of the most pristine places on Earth, Papua New Guinea features thick jungles that no one has set foot in as of yet and that may hold some of the world’s still undiscovered wildlife species. Due to legal problems and lack of funding, the development of plans for improving infrastructure and exploration in the region is often held back.

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Kamchatka

Kamchatka Kamchatka is an empty, almost alien-looking peninsula in the Russian Far East. This strange, unexplored place can be quite deadly, with volcanoes, glaciers, and even powerful earthquakes of more than 8.0 on the Richter scale discouraging anyone from visiting it.

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Fiordland, New Zealand

Fiordland, New Zealand Spanning across hundreds of miles in New Zealand’s southern regions, Fiordland is a largely unexplored area that’s rarely been inhabited. Even the Maori hunters have only occasionally ventured into this pristine and timeless land for fishing or hunting.

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Fiordland is an area of New Zealand’s south that is rarely explored and largely untouched by humans. It is a stunningly beautiful landscape of towering mountains, deep fiords, lush rainforests, and vast lakes. The area is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, including birds, seals, and dolphins.

The area is part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Site, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty and ecological significance. Fiordland is also home to several national parks, including Fiordland National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park, and Rakiura National Park.

The region is known for its remote and rugged beauty, with its steep, rocky cliffs, deep fiords, and lush rainforest. Fiordland is also renowned for its outdoor activities, including kayaking, fishing, hiking, and camping. There are also a number of boat tours available that will take you to the remote and stunningly beautiful locations within the region.

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The Inaccessible North Sentinel Island

The Inaccessible North Sentinel Island Surrounded by dangerous reefs, North Sentinel Island is one of the 575 Andaman Islands. Its reefs are not what make it inaccessible to the outside world, however. The island’s rather strange and hostile inhabitants continue to this day to resist peaceful contact and have even resorted to violence, making their island one of the least explored places on the planet.

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Antarctica

Antarctica Two miles thick and measuring millions of square miles, the ice sheets of Antarctica form vast tracts of unexplored, hostile territory. Scientists can only guess what Antarctica’s numerous sub-glacial lakes and caves may hide.

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The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest Notably the largest tropical paradise in the world, the Amazon Rainforest remains unexplored due to its sheer size of more than 5 million square miles. New species of wildlife and even previously unknown primitive native tribes have been found in this pristine area of the world only quite recently.

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The Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench The Mariana Trench is the deepest and darkest place on the ocean floor, as well as the least explored place on the planet. 35,800 feet deep and with water pushing down at a pressure of 1,000 atmospheres, the trench is completely dark, and access to its depths remains almost impossible, despite even our latest scientific and technological advancements.

Although exploring some of these places may not be safe - or even possible for now - it would definitely be a fascinating adventure to uncover the many secrets they may hold. Which one would you like to explore?

Sources:
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Is spelt New Zealand. No double e

Didn't Antarctica used to be a tropical place ?

The Mariana Trench for sure

Papua new guinea, Mariana trench , Amazon , The one in russia

cool, no.3 looks like a place in that uncharted game.

The Mariana Trench.

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