Wonderful Engineering

22 Wonderful Scientific Phenomena That Take Place Around The World

Earth is home to some of the marvels that will probably not take place anywhere else. It houses the most bizarre of events and we have compiled a list of 22 such events that will leave you amazed. Check out the list below and let us know what you think of it.

22. The Never-Ending Wave in Brazil

These are capable of traveling about 500 miles inland thanks to the meeting between Atlantic and the mouth of Amazon.

21. Underwater Crop Circles in Japan

The flapping of fins by male pufferfish in the sand has produced these amazing crop circles in the seabed located around Japan.

20. Bleeding Glacier in Antarctica

Blood Falls is an outflow comprised of iron oxide tainted salt water.

19. Blue Lava in Indonesia

The combusting of sulfuric gases that get pushed through the cracks of the volcano at high temperatures is the cause for this.

18. Calcifying Lake in Tanzania

Located in northern Tanzania, Lake Natron, it has such a high pH that is ends up calcifying any animal that enters its waters.

17. Cocooned trees in Pakistan

When the flood hits, these trees are the only places for the spiders to climb onto.

16. Danxia Landforms in China

The deposition of red sandstone and minerals that has taken place for over of millions years has resulted in this.

15. Frost Flowers in Arctic Areas

The temperature difference between the atmosphere and ocean causes this phenomena

14. Green Flash

When conditions are just perfect, the sun appears to be green for an instant before it disappears over the horizon.

13. Hair Ice

Owing to the chemical changes that are caused by bacteria, the water that escapes from affected plants becomes frozen in a very unconventional manner.

12. Horsetail Falls in California

11. Lenticular Clouds in Mountainous Areas

This happens when moist air flows over a mountain.

10. Living Rocks in Chile

This is a filter feeding creature that is similar to a mass of organs and is found inside a rock that gets blended in with the beach.

9. Rainbow Eucalyptus Trees in Australia

When they start shedding, the trees have quite a vibrant mix of colors.

8. Red Crab Migration in Christmas Island

About 120 million crabs find their way to the ocean every year.

7. Steam Towers in Iceland

Combine this with the northern lights and voila!

6. The Black Sun in Denmark

Millions of European starlings get together in spring to create intricate and big shapes in the sky.

5. The Everlasting Storm in Venezuela

This is also known as Catatumbo lightning and stays active for 160 nights out of a year owing to the amazing and peculiar weather conditions that exist at the mouth of the Catatumbo River.

4. The Flowering Desert in Chile

The Atacama Desert sees its brief flower season after a heavy rain that occurs once every few couple of years.

3. The Great Blue Hole in Belize

This sinkhole is formed due to erosion when the sea floor used to be way lower.

2. The Monarch Butterfly Migration in United States and Mexico

These butterflies travel for about 2,500 miles.

1. Underwater Waterfall in Mauritius

This is sand being sucked down into the ocean and presents itself as a waterfall.