10 incredible facts about Antarctica that you won't immediately believe
We don't know so much about our planet. Especially about its remote regions, where it is difficult to get to, and where the climate is very harsh. It's the remoteness…

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River trips with thrills
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Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef glacier (New Zealand) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Tourist reviews, photos and videos.

Every year, the Franz Josef glacier is visited by more than 250 thousand tourists. What is it so famous for, and what interesting things can be seen in this place? The Franz Josef glacier is located in the Westland national Park, which belongs to the Te Wahipunamu region. By the way, this area is sacred to the local population-Maori. It is also a UNESCO heritage site.

The Franz Josef glacier is the fastest glacier in the world. During the day, the ice passes a decent distance, about 2 m per hour. Continue reading

Lady Knox

Lady Knox (eng. Lady Knox Geyser) is a geyser located in the Wai-O-Tapu region, the Taupo volcanic zone of the North island of New Zealand. It is named after Lady Constance Knox, second daughter of Actor Knox, 5th Earl of Ranfurly, 15th Governor-General of New Zealand. An eruption of a geyser is caused artificially (by pouring a soap solution into the mouth of the geyser) every day at 10: 15 am. During an eruption that lasts about an hour, the geyser emits a jet of water up to 20 meters high  depending on the weather.[2] the Visible part consists of stone formations located at the base of the source. Silicon, which has accumulated over many years during eruptions, forms a light cone-shaped top of the geyser. Continue reading

10 incredible facts about Antarctica that you won’t immediately believe

We don’t know so much about our planet.

Especially about its remote regions, where it is difficult to get to, and where the climate is very harsh.

It’s the remoteness and incredible cold that makes Antarctica one of the places we actually know the least about.

This is a big icy desert full of secrets.

Bored Panda offers a list of facts about the southernmost place on Earth that you won’t immediately believe. Continue reading

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