Have you ever wondered where the most extreme places on earth are? Well, you’ve come to the right place! It’s always fun to discover the most intense places. From quietest rooms to extremely dangerous islands, you might be surprised what’s out there in the world. While some might be a fun tourist attraction, others could prove seriously dangerous and are not for the faint of heart. So, strap in and prepare yourself, here are the 25 Most Extreme Places On Earth.
If you want to catch some gnarly waves and hang ten, then Teahupo’o, Tahiti might be the place for you. Surfers flock to this location to experience the heaviest and deadliest waves on the Earth. What makes it so deadly? The waves break just feet off a sharp coral reef, creating some nasty injuries.
Vostok Station, Antarctica
When looking for great vacation spots, not too many families are wanting the coldest place on Earth. So, things get relatively lonely at Vostok Station, Antarctica, where the temperatures can drop to -126.6 degrees Fahrenheit (-87 Celsius). In the summer, around 25 scientists live there while that number drops to 13 in the winter.
Angel Falls, Venezuela
Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world. It falls from a height of 3,230 feet (984 meters) and an uninterrupted drop of 2,647 feet (806 meters). To put that in perspective, it’s about three times as tall as the Eiffel Tower.
Located in between Israel and Jordan, the Dead Sea is the lowest place on Earth. It’s roughly 1,410 feet (430 meters) below sea level. On top of that, the Dead Sea is incredibly salty. In fact, the dense saline levels allow people to float without much effort.
Named after the Norse god of thunder, Mount Thor is mighty and worthy of the name. Its impressive western peak has the longest vertical drop on Earth, measuring 4,101 feet (1,249 meters). Very few have actually scaled it and many others have failed.