10 Places That Look Like They Are On Another Planet

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The Wave, United States

The Wave is a breathtaking sandstone rock formation renowned for its undulating, colourful Navajo sandstone patterns and has become a popular destination for hikers and photographers.

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Socotra Island, Yemen

Socotra Island is famous for its extraordinary and exclusive biodiversity. It is home to various rare and endemic plant species, including the iconic Dragon's Blood Tree and the desert rose.

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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni is a salt flat which spans over 10,000 square kilometres, making it the largest salt flat in the world. Its unique natural beauty and the nearby train cemetery attract travellers and photographers from across the globe.

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Lake Hillier, Australia

Lake Hillier's extraordinary bubblegum pink colour makes it unique. It is believed that the presence of a particular species of algae and bacteria in the salt crusts creates the vivid pink hue.

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Danakil Depression, Ethiopia

The Danakil Depression is a geologically significant and visually striking region characterised by extreme heat, active volcanoes, and colourful mineral deposits.

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Rainbow Mountain, Peru

Rainbow Mountain is characterised by its vibrant stripes of mineral deposits, which create a rainbow effect across the mountain slopes. It is famous for its geological composition and stunning multicoloured layers, making it a popular hiking destination.

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Fly Geyser, United States

Fly Geyser is known for its vibrant and ever-changing mineral formations, which give it a unique appearance that is out of this world.

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum boasts sandstone mountains, red dunes, and ancient petroglyphs. A UNESCO-protected site featured in "Lawrence of Arabia," it draws global adventurers and film enthusiasts alike.

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Grand Prismatic Spring, United States

The Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the largest hot springs in the world, located in Yellowstone National Park. It is famous for its vibrant rainbow-like colours caused by heat-loving bacteria.

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Sossusvlei, Namibia

Sossusvlei boasts a salt and clay pan encircled by towering red dunes, including the iconic Dune 45, creating a stunning desert panorama that shifts with the sands, especially enchanting during sunrise and sunset.

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