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VIDEO: Earth’s 10 Strangest Natural Phenomena

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Earth is a third planet from the sun. It is the only planet in the solar where life exists we all know but there are many things that we still don’t know about the planet earth. There are many natural phenomena of the planet that we are aware and there are many that we haven’t figured out yet. The video is all about such natural phenomena that have happened in different parts of the planet.

Before you see the idea I am listing these natural phenomena in text also. Here are 10 of the most amazing and unusual natural phenomena.

Strangest Natural Phenomena

1. Penitentes

Penitentes are the snow formation found at the high altitudes. They are in the form of narrow blades. The snow formation is tilted towards the direction of the sun. The size of the snow formation varies from few centimeters to over 5 meters.

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2. Pitch Lake

Pitch Lake is the largest deposit of asphalt in the world. It is located in Trinidad. The deposits are considered to be there from the Miocene period. The lake is 75 meters deep and still unexplored.

3. Sailing stones

Sailing stones are also known as sliding rocks and rolling stones is a phenomenon where the rocks move and have made along tracks without any human and animal interruption. They are mostly seen in Death Valley of California. The force behind the movement of the stones is still not known.

4. Red tide

Red tide is an algae bloom which is considered to be caused by the species dinoflagellates. This microorganism is considered to be the reason for the red color.

5. Raining Animals

It is a meteorological phenomenon which has been reported in many countries throughout the history. The animals that fall from the sky are fish, frogs, and birds. There are several reports which claim that worms and spiders have also fallen from the sky. The cause is still not known.

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6. Ice Circle

Ice circle is also called an ice disc and ice pan. It is also a natural phenomenon that used to occur in in slow moving waters. The climate also needs to be cold. It is mostly seen in North America.

7. Will-o’-the-wisp

The phenomena are known by many different names like jack-o’-lantern, friar’s lantern, hinkypunk, and hobby lantern. These are small floating lights mostly seen over bogs. They are mostly observed in groups and that too with different Patterns.

8. Fire whirl

It is also known as fire tornado or fire devil. It is one of the rarest phenomena in which fire forms a tornado. They can grow to enormous sizes.

9. Ball lightning

Ball lightning is an unexplained atmospheric electrical phenomenon. It is a kind of glowing sphere of electricity. It is rare phenomenon in which lighting take the shape of the moving globe. It has been last for a minute. It is also still unexplained.

10. Brinicle

Brinicle is also called the ice finger of death. It is mostly seen in the Polar Regions. Scientists say they occur when cold, dense and rapidly sinking brine contacts the warmer ocean. It freezes it and creating huge ice stalactites under the surface. The ice will descend until it hits the floor where it will freeze anything that will come in contact with it.

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