16 Surreal Landscapes Found On Earth


These bizarre landscapes may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself.

the wave in arizona
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The Wave, Arizona, U.S.

travertines in pamukkale, turkey
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Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey

prismatic springs
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Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, U.S.

red beach in china
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Red beach, Panjin, China

salar de uyuni
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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

dragon's blood trees in socotra
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Dragon's blood trees, Socotra, Yemen

sossusvlei, namibia
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Sossusvlei, Namibia

bali rice terraces
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Rice terraces, Bali, Indonesia

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Cappadocia, Anatolia, Turkey

"door to hell," derweze, turkmenistan
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"Door to Hell," Derweze, Turkmenistan

giant's causeway
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Giant's Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland, U.K.

hitachi seaside park
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Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Japan

giant buddha in leshan, china
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Giant Buddha, Leshan, China

tunnel of love in ukraine
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Tunnel of Love, Klevan, Ukraine

antelope canyon
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Antelope Canyon, Arizona, U.S.

odle mountains
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Odle Mountains, Italy